Posts Tagged ‘ steel and aluminum tariffs ’

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Reinstated on Brazil and Argentina

Dec 2nd, 2019

President Trump announced Monday morning that tariffs would be restored immediately 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 in March 2018, which placed a 25% tariff on steel and 10% tariff on aluminum. […]

Canadian Tariffs Hit U.S. Fenestration Industry

Jul 2nd, 2018

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. In addition to aluminum, tariffs also will add 25 percent to the cost of imported steel products. The surtaxes are being placed on up […]

Brace Yourself for Trade Tariffs

Jun 3rd, 2018

While much debated over time, free trade has been a cornerstone of the world economy for decades. Now, it looks like we could be reaching the end of an era. Temporary steel and aluminum trade tariff exemptions in place with the European Union, Canada and Mexico expired on June 1, and the White House imposed […]

Tariffs Could Hit U.S. Window, Glass Exports

Jun 1st, 2018

U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU went into effect today, and now the world is waiting to see if a trade war breaks out. If it does, glass and fenestration products potentially could play a small role in the fight. Laminated glass and doors and windows are on […]

Canada, Mexico, EU Hit with Aluminum, Steel Tariffs

May 31st, 2018

The White House announced today that it will impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and Europe after trade negotiations reached an impasse. The decision could further raise some fenestration component prices, many of which have been climbing for more than a year. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told the Associated Press that […]

AAMA Navigates Recent Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

May 18th, 2018

Since steel and aluminum tariffs were issued against China in March, many uncertainties have clouded the window, glass and glazing industry‚Äôs discussions of the future. The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) held a webinar led by Michael Collins, managing director of Building Industry Advisors LLC, to clear up some of the questions companies have about […]