Posts Tagged ‘ tariff ’

Customs Provides Guidance for Aluminum Import Requirements

Mar 20th, 2023

After the U.S. hit Russia with a 200% tariff on all imports of aluminum in recent weeks, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs) issued guidance for companies importing aluminum and aluminum derivative products, tracing their origins. Guidelines require companies to report the countries of smelt and cast for aluminum articles, including, among other items, profiles, plates, […]

Russia Hit with 200% Tariffs on Aluminum Imports

Mar 1st, 2023

The White House announced a 200% tariff on all imports of Russian-made aluminum to strip Russia of international trade privileges, officials said. The aluminum tariffs are in addition to increased tariffs on 100 Russian metals, minerals and chemical products worth around $2.8 billion. White House officials say the U.S. will also significantly increase costs for […]

U.S. Reverses Course on Aluminum Tariffs

Sep 17th, 2020

Just weeks after reinstating a 10% tariff on aluminum imported from Canada, the U.S. backed off of those measures Tuesday, declaring that trade in non-alloyed, unwrought aluminum is likely to normalize in the last four months of the year. After citing a substantial increase in imports over the period from June 2019 through May 2020, […]

Mexico Faces New Tariff on All Goods

Jun 3rd, 2019

In a move to halt illegal immigration, President Trump has said that the U.S. will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico, beginning June 10. In a tweet last Thursday, the president threatened to increase that tariff rate gradually until “the illegal immigration problem is remedied, at which time […]

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

May 20th, 2019

A week after announcing increases to tariffs levied against China, U.S. officials eased the pain for door and window manufacturers drawing on North American markets by lifting steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. That relief comes via an amended North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which manufacturers suggest will lessen the burdens on […]

Newly Established Panels to Examine Tariffs Ahead of Meeting with China

Nov 28th, 2018

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) has agreed to establish panels for examining steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the U.S., following requests from seven member countries, including China. Meanwhile, President Trump plans to meet one-on-one with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss trade between the two nations, amid the G20 summit, which […]

NLBMDA Releases Statement in Light of New Tariffs

Sep 19th, 2018

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) has issued a statement regarding the President’s recent decision to impose 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion Chinese goods. Many of these products are used by those in the fenestration industry. “NLBMDA disagrees with the latest round of tariffs that will only further increase the cost […]

NAHB Chairman Releases Statement on Trump Tariff Threat

Sep 10th, 2018

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), recently released a statement regarding President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on an additional $267 billion worth of Chinese goods: “Though well-intentioned, President Trump’s threat to slap an additional $267 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese goods will be counterproductive by raising costs for […]