Marcha 23, 2018

Aluminum industry urges federal government to stay firm on tariffs and NAFTA

13 Marcha 2018, 05:03 | Dolorita Barahona

Trump Advisers Fervently Defend Tariffs (Unless They Change, That Is)

ExportNZ executive director Catherine Beard has warned the biggest impact for the steel and aluminium sectors may not

"Overall, the United States has a goods deficit and a services surplus with the world".

Efforts by Trump and USA trade negotiators to link the NAFTA trade pact talks to the duties received short shrift from Ottawa and Mexico City.

"In spite of (our) hard work, we have not made the progress that many had hoped in this round".

So Trump can start a trade on warhis own?

Six months of tense talks have produced little in the way of progress and a move by Washington to link the steel and aluminum tariffs to progress on NAFTA was rebuffed by Canada and Mexico.

U.S. President Donald Trump faced growing pressure on Monday from political and diplomatic allies as well as U.S. companies urging him to pull back from proposed steel and aluminum tariffs, although he said he would stick to his guns.

"The underlying reason for Bush's tariff was not national security, it was unfair trade practices", Card said.

A bottle of Bulleit Kentucky bourbon at the Spirit de Milan cafe in Milan, Italy.

"No, we're not backing down", Trump told reporters following his Oval Office meeting with embattled Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu.

"If you look across countries, there's no evidence that high tariffs reduce your trade deficit", said Joseph E. Gagnon, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a co-author of a 2017 book of policy recommendations on how to reduce trade imbalances. A trade war is in no one's interests.

A list tallied by the European Commission indicates a 25 percent levy on multiple USA goods, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

In the past, Mexico has sometimes slapped retaliatory tariffs on US products from states that could influence the USA president in turn.

"We are looking at possibilities to retaliate, meaning we will also put taxes or tariffs on USA imports to the European Union", she said. "They also have tariffs by the way, but they have trade barriers far worse than tariffs". "But we have to do it".

Hatch says in a letter to Trump he supports the president's goal of targeting foreign countries that don't compete fairly in trade.

The US leader, who prides himself on his ability to negotiate business deals ― and who said last week trade wars were "good, and easy to win" ― linked his planned steel and aluminum tariffs to the ongoing talks with Mexico and Canada in his latest anti-NAFTA rampage on Twitter.

They also seem likely to damage USA allies such as Canada more than Trump's ultimate rival China.

The tariffs were initially proposed by Trump last week, who initially suggested a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum and a 25 percent tariff on imported steel, though the details are still open to change.

"It seems like a very unusual action at this time", Hatch said, talking to reporters about Trump's proposal following a hearing.

The Senate Finance Committee has jurisdiction over global trade issues. However, there is also the protectionist faction embodied by Lighthizer and Mr Trump's trade adviser, the China hawk Peter Navarro, which appears to be the ascendant. "This can not be a unilateral transatlantic action by the Americans", he said.

And Ross suggested that if Europe retaliates, it would only be a small fraction of the USA economy. When asked how long the tariffs would be imposed, Trump replied: "Unlimited period".

"We have a great relationship with Speaker Ryan", said Sanders. "The new tax reform law has boosted the economy and we certainly don't want to jeopardize those gains".

Tariffs on foreign goods are always good for domestic manufacturers because it will limit the ability for foreign companies to compete. "I think you are hearing some of that smooth operator (commentary)".

The EU is already preparing 25 percent retaliatory tariffs on $3.5 billion worth of imports from the U.S. But he says after Bush's tariffs on steel, big companies purchased more finished parts from overseas instead of US companies.

"We've been clear. We believe that the imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminium on Canadian products going into the United States is absolutely not appropriate".

It used to be that the USA set a standard.

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