Trump conditionally removes US tariffs on Canadian aluminium

US President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation ending the 10% duties on Canadian aluminium entering the country, under the condition imports do not surge in the coming months.

The proclamation on Tuesday October 27 follows an announcement from the US Trade Representative (USTR) on September 15 ending Section 232 tariffs on Canada which had just been reimposed in August. Similarly to that announcement, the proclamation stated the US would consider reimposing the tariffs on Canada if imports increased above US expectations.

According to the USTR, the...

Published

Justin Yang

October 28, 2020

12:02 GMT

London