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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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Trade Tariffs Escalate Between China and the U.S.

The tariffs between China and the U.S. have escalated in the past 24 hours, with the U.S. declaring that it intends to hit 1,300 more Chinese products with 25 percent tariffs. Hours later, China retaliated, announcing plans to impose 25-percent … Continue reading

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Industry Reacts to Aluminum, Steel Tariffs

The administration on Thursday enacted tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports, however imports from Canada and Mexico were exempted from trade sanctions, which could lessen the tariffs’ effects on the door and window … Continue reading

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White House Proposes Big Tariffs on Aluminum, Steel

President Trump on Thursday announced that next week he’ll impose heavy tariffs on imports of aluminum and steel, which are vital materials for the fenestration, glazing and construction industries. During a “listening session” with executives from U.S. steel and aluminum … Continue reading

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The Bad News is There’s a Great Recession Coming. The Good News? It’s Not til 2030

The next few years should be strong for the glass and fenestration industries, but companies better use that time to prepare for the possibility of a huge economic shock in 2030, according to Alan Beaulieu, the president of ITR Economics, … Continue reading

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