New Developments in the Section 232 Tariffs on Imports of Steel and Aluminum Products

New Developments in the Section 232 Tariffs on Imports of Steel and Aluminum Products

The last two weeks ushered in several significant developments relating to the increased tariffs under Section 232 on certain steel and aluminum products. U.S. importers and manufacturers of affected products, raw materials, parts and components should take note of the following key developments and new import filing requirements— A Presidential Proclamation under Section 232 of […]

A Game of Chicken or Chess: The U.S. and China Increase Import Tariffs

A Game of Chicken or Chess: The U.S. and China Increase Import Tariffs

Last month, the Trump Administration increased tariffs on certain steel and aluminum products imported into the United States for national security reasons under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. Ch. 7). Three weeks later, the United States announced that it would also increase tariff rates on additional goods imported from […]

President Trump Issues Proclamations on Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

President Trump Issues Proclamations on Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

President Trump issued two Presidential Proclamations on March 8, 2018 increasing the import tariff on certain articles of steel and aluminum. The proclamations were issued in response to the Section 232 Reports that were submitted by the Commerce Department to the President in January 2018 in accordance with the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as […]