Commerce Department approved exemption requests from 370 companies for up to 4.1 million tons of foreign steel.
Volumes shipped by the Hamilton steelmaker surged more than 42% to 586 million tons.
Letter notes no tariffs or quotas are needed because of action already taken by the three countries.
Will begin taxing US imports worth $3.4 billion in response to Trump’s tariffs on European steel and aluminum.
Companies are feeling the fallout of higher metals prices and trade retaliation.
Employees at its Terrebonne plant have seen their working hours cut 40% to 60%.
Exemptions expire June 1 on import duties of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum.
EU has threatened to impose retaliatory tariffs on US orange juice, peanut butter and other goods in return.
Much of the growth came from price appreciation but volumes were up.
Several cabinet ministers, Liberal MPs have also visited Chicoutimi-Le Fjord to distribute millions of dollars in funding to local businesses.
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Process eliminates greenhouse gas emissions from traditional smelting by producing oxygen.
Revenue up 7% , but short of analyst expectations of $510 million.
Objective of limiting imports is to keep out excess Chinese supply that has depressed global prices.