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Commerce seeks input on effectiveness of Section 232 exclusion process

May 22, 2020 at 12:50 PM
The Commerce Department wants input on its controversial Section 232 tariff-exclusion process for steel and aluminum products, seeking industry comments on the “appropriateness” of the information it requests from applicants and the overall transparency of the system. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Friday that the department was “continually looking for ways to improve the exclusion process for Section 232 tariffs and quotas.” “We want these critical national security measures to be applied effectively while avoiding unnecessary impacts on downstream...

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