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Canada planning tariffs on $2.7 billion worth of U.S. aluminum products

August 7, 2020 at 1:33 PM
The Canadian government next month will apply tariffs on approximately $2.7 billion worth of U.S. aluminum and aluminum-containing products in response to the Trump administration’s re-imposition of Section 232 tariffs on Canadian aluminum, the country’s deputy prime minister announced on Friday. Chrystia Freeland, who led the country’s U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement negotiations, told reporters Canada had launched consultations on an initial retaliation list issued by the government on Friday. After 30 days of consultations, final retaliatory tariffs will be imposed, she said,...

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