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Commerce initiates Section 232 investigation into auto imports

May 23, 2018 at 8:29 PM
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has initiated a Section 232 investigation into the national security implications of automobile imports, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. The decision followed a "conversation" with President Trump, who said in a separate statement that he instructed Ross to consider the move. “Core industries such as automobiles and automotive parts are critical to our strength as a Nation,” Trump said. Ross said in the Commerce statement that “There is evidence suggesting that, for decades, imports from...

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