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Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Reinstated on Brazil and Argentina

President Trump announced Monday morning that tariffs would immediately be restored on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina in response to the countries devaluing their currencies. Both Brazil and Argentina were exempt from the original Section 232 tariffs imposed … Continue reading

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Chinese Aluminum Company and Billionaire Indicted in Anti-Dumping Case

A federal grand jury indictment alleges that China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd., its former president and Chinese billionaire Zhongtian Liu and several co-defendants, including affiliate company Perfectus Aluminum, lied to U.S. Customs and Border Protection to avoid paying $1.8 billion in … Continue reading

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U.S. Deal with Canada and Mexico Lifts Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

A week after it announced an increase on Chinese tariffs, the U.S. made some progression toward an amended North American Free Trade Agreement, lifting steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. Industry associations have applauded the deal, which they … Continue reading

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U.S. Determines Chinese Aluminum Extrusion Companies Evaded AD/CVD Orders

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has concluded its Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA) investigation into Sun Bright International Corp. and Fair Importing Corp. CBP’s investigation, which began in February 2018, determined that the Chinese companies evaded antidumping (AD) and … Continue reading

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Canadian Tariffs Hit U.S. Fenestration Industry

As expected, Canada slapped retaliatory tariffs on U.S.-produced steel and aluminum and a host of other products on July 1, including a 10-percent surcharge on aluminum doors, door thresholds and windows. The tariffs will add 25 percent to the cost … Continue reading

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