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USMCA is Signed, Ending the ‘NAFTA Nightmare’

The United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal was signed by the United States in a ceremony that took place at the White House yesterday. The USMCA replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a nearly 25-year-old trade … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Hopeful of What Phase One Trade Deal with China Means

Organizations in the glass industry are hopeful after the announcement of an agreement between the U.S. and China on what the government is calling the Phase One trade deal that may reduce current tariffs and cancelled tariffs that were set … Continue reading

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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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Code Hearings Show Promising Signs for Alignment

The International Code Council (ICC) Committee Action Hearings took place this month in Albuquerque, N.M., drawing a number of collaborations over glass-related proposals, including those cosponsored by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). AAMA … 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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