Canada Announces Retaliatory Tariffs Against U.S. Section 232 Trade Action

In response to the U.S. imposing Section 232 duties on imports of steel and aluminum products from Canada, the Canadian government has announced a set of retaliatory tariffs (duties) against U.S. origin products. The tariffs target a wide range of U.S. products including both steel and aluminum along with various other items. A full list…

U.S. Announces Update to Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Trade Action

On April 30th, the U.S. Federal Administration announced changes to its Section 232 action affecting certain steel and aluminum imports. Additional information is here and here. For Canada, Mexico and the countries of the European Union (EU), the exclusion from Section 232 duties previously granted has been extended to May 31, 2018. Argentina, Australia and…

U.S. Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariff Update

On Thursday March 22, 2018, the U.S. Administration adjusted its March 8, 2018 Section 232 announcement to temporarily exempt additional countries, in addition to Canada and Mexico, from this action. Australia, Argentina, South Korea, Brazil and member countries of the European Union are now also exempt from additional duties until May 1, 2018. Please note…

Presidential Proclamation: Additional Duties on Steel and Steel

On March 8, 2018, President Trump signed the two Presidential Proclamations with additional duties on steel (25%) (https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-proclamation-adjusting-imports-steel-united-states/) and aluminum (10%) (https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-proclamation-adjusting-imports-aluminum-united-states/). The additional duties will apply beginning with merchandise entered into the United States on March 23, 2018. Products manufactured in Canada and Mexico are currently exempt from the additional duties. The affected tariff…