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NORTHWEST INDIANA TIMES: Remember Bush’s 2002 steel tariffs? His chief of staff warns Trump not to do the same.

March 6, 2018
President Trump is planning to offer Canada and Mexico a temporary exemption from new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, reversing his original insistence that the measures apply to U.S. allies as well as nations like China, administration officials said Wednesday.…

VOICE OF AMERICA: Trump Not Backing Down on Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

March 6, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his pledge to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum Monday...

BLOOMBERG: Trump Turns Steel Tariffs Into Nafta Bargaining Chip

March 6, 2018
President Donald Trump has turned his steel tariffs from a tool for protecting national security into a bargaining chip offered to Canada and Mexico to seal a quick deal on Nafta…

WASHINGTON EXAMINER: How Trump’s steel tariffs could break the WTO

March 6, 2018
President Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum have the potential to radically rewrite global trading rules, in a way that free traders won't like…

WASHINGTON POST: Winners and losers from Trump’s tariffs

March 6, 2018

President Trump's tariffs could be in place by the end of the week. Many Republican lawmakers, including House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (Wis.), are livid…

USA TODAY: How Trump’s planned steel, aluminum tariffs affect you

March 5, 2018
Last week, President Trump said he would impose a 25% tariff, or tax, on steel imports and 10% on aluminum, sparking a big sell-off in stocks…

NATIONAL REVIEW: ‘We Are Extremely Worried’- Ryan Comes Out Strong against Trump’s Trade War

March 5, 2018
Speaker Paul Ryan’s office sent a mass email to reporters Monday, highlighting the stock-market uncertainty that followed President Donald Trump’s “trade war” rhetoric and recent tariff announcement…

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Trump Links Planned Steel Tariffs to Nafta Renegotiation Effort

March 5, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan warned Monday that President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports could trigger a trade war, as the president sought to wrest economic concessions from Canada and Mexico by turning up pressure on the proposal…

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Optimism for Manufacturers Upended With Trump’s Tariff Pledge

March 4, 2018

President Donald Trump’s pledge to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports dimmed more than a year of growing optimism for many U.S. manufacturer…

MIBIZ: Proposed tariffs on aluminum, steel ‘bad news’ for West Michigan manufacturers

March 4, 2018
As the manufacturing industry begins to get “its mojo back,” Miles Free thinks danger might lie ahead for the sector, especially if the federal government imposes tariffs on key raw materials…

NEW YORK TIMES: Trump’s Tariff Plan Leaves Blue-Collar Winners and Losers

March 3, 2018
President Trump’s announcement that he planned to impose steep tariffs on imported steel and aluminum delighted some blue-collar industries he had championed…

WASHINGTON POST: The Finance 202: Trump tariffs threaten to unleash economic chaos

March 2, 2018
President Trump’s protectionist id finally slipped its leash Thursday, spreading panic from Wall Street to C-suites and beyond….

ALBANY TIMES UNION: “Shooting ourselves in the foot”: Concerns about tariffs abound

March 2, 2018
President Donald Trump's pledge to impose sweeping tariffs on imported steel and aluminum has caused concern and even outrage among a plethora of American industries that rely on the metals…

WALL STREET JOURNAL: New Tariff Add Heat to Steel, Aluminum Markets

March 2, 2018
Blanket tariffs on steel and aluminum imported into the U.S. are likely to keep driving up domestic metal prices that have already been on a tear…

NEW YORK TIMES: Wall St., Rattled by Fears of Trade War Has Rocky Open Before Gaining Ground

March 2, 2018
After slipping early, stocks gained back ground on Friday, as banks and tech firms cut losses and pulled broader indexes higher…

CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER: President Trump says he will order 25 percent tariffs on steel imports

March 1, 2018
President Donald Trump said today he will impose an import tax, or tariffs, of 25 percent on foreign steel brought into the United States…

NEW YORK TIMES: Trump to Impose Stiff and Sweeping Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

March 1, 2018
President Trump said on Thursday that he would impose stiff tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, making good on a key campaign promise and rattling stock markets as the prospect of a global trade fight appeared imminent…

THE HILL: Defying GOP, Trump to impose steep tariffs on steel, aluminum next week

March 1, 2018
President Trump said Thursday that he will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from around the world next week, defying Republican lawmakers who have pushed back against the move…

FINANCIAL TIMES: Thousands of jobs at risk over tariffs, US manufacturers warn

March 1, 2018
Thousands of jobs could be lost in US manufacturing because of President Donald Trump’s plan to impose new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, industry groups warned on Thursday…

AMERICAN METAL MARKET: Steel mixed on 232, prices seen rising

March 1, 2018
Steel industry participants had mixed reactions to President Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States will impose tariffs of 25% on steel product imports next week, with many anticipating higher prices as a result…

PLATTS: End-users warn steel tariffs will lead to US job loss, retaliation

March 1, 2018
While the US steel production industry was cheering a planned 25% tariff on steel imports announced by President Donald Trump Thursday, downstream manufacturers cautioned that such restrictive measures could lead to the US losing more jobs than it will save in steel…

NORTHWEST INDIANA TIMES: UPDATE: Trump says he will impose across-the-board steel tariffs of 25 percent

March 1, 2018
President Donald Trump told steel executives Thursday he plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on foreign-made steel across the board after a Section 232 investigation found elevated levels of imports threatened America's steel industry and national security…

GLOBAL TRADE: BREAKING NEWS: Trump says he will hit steel and aluminum with tariffs

March 1, 2018
After some back and forth over whether today would be the day, President Donald Trump said that we would impose global tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the United States…

WASHINGTON POST: Trump announces steel and aluminum tariffs Thursday over objections from advisers and Republicans

March 1, 2018
President Trump on Thursday said he has decided to impose punishing tariffs on imported steel and aluminum in a major escalation of his trade offensive, disappointing Republican congressional leaders and inviting retaliation by U.S. trading partners…

TIME: President Trump Wants to Impose Tariffs. Here’s What Went Wrong the Last Time

March 1, 2018
President Trump told business executives gathered at the White House Thursday that he would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum next week. “You’ll have protection for a long time in a while,” he said. “You’ll have to regrow your industries, that’s all I’m asking.”…

WORLD TRADE ONLINE: Broad industry coalition warns against all Section 232 steel and aluminum remedy options

February 28, 2018
A wide-ranging group of industry associations is making a last-minute appeal to the president to avoid “overly broad” remedies on imports of steel and aluminum…

POLITICO MORNING TRADE: Republicans warn Trump on tariffs [Letter mention]

February 28, 2018
As President Donald Trump mulls whether to slap tariffs on all steel and aluminum imports and take other action aimed specifically at China, Republicans are stepping forward to warn those moves could backfire on the United States if the White House is not careful…

HERITAGE FOUNDATION: Tariffs on Steel Will Hurt Steel Using Industries in the U.S.

February 27, 2018
In January, the Department of Commerce delivered a report to the president on the effects of steel imports on U.S. national security….

R-STREET INSTITUTE: Steel protectionism may start a trade war if Trump isn’t careful

February 26, 2018
In the wake of a long-awaited Commerce Department report finding that imported steel jeopardizes national security, it now falls on President Trump whether to invoke the enormous powers granted him under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to impose the department’s recommended remedies of tariffs and quotas…

CHIEF EXECUTIVE: What Would A Steel Tariff Mean For Manufacturers

February 26, 2018

With President Donald Trump announcing that he will sign an order next week imposing a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on imported aluminum, U.S. manufacturers are contemplating how it could impact their materials sourcing and supply chains…

CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER: If Trump helps steel mills, other Ohio companies say they'll be hurt

February 23, 2018
Sen. Sherrod Brown this week invited President Donald Trump to come to Ohio. He sent a letter saying he wants the president to "see the devastation of unfair, cheap foreign steel imports on Ohio steel mills and steelworkers."…

NPR: Trump Trade Action Could Boost Steel and Aluminum Makers, Hurt Other Industries

February 23, 2018
As the Trump administration sees it, U.S. steel and aluminum industries are in crisis, rapidly losing ground to foreign competitors and hemorrhaging jobs along the way…