Tag: aluminum

China to restrict imports of scrap steel, aluminum from July

A worker cuts metal at a scrap metal stall at a recycling yard at the edge of Beijing, China, October 20, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will restrict imports of scrap steel and aluminum from July 1, the environment ministry said on Saturday. Scrap steel and aluminum would be moved from an unrestricted…

Canada, European Union countries challenge Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs

OTTAWA—Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland joined the European Union on Friday to challenge U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum shipments with the World Trade Organization, and filed a separate challenge under the North American Free Trade Agreement arguing America is offside with international trading rules. “The tariffs … are completely unacceptable, and in fact they…

Asia fears trade war after Trump plans hefty steel, aluminum tariffs

SEOUL/SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned tariffs on steel and aluminum will distort global trade and cost jobs, Australia’s trade minister said on Friday, highlighting the risk of retaliatory measures as Asian exporters sought more detail on the plans. FILE PHOTO: Steel pipes for sale are displayed at a shop in the Mullae-dong…