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Shipbuilding probe set for launch as Biden calls to hike tariffs on Chinese steel

April 17, 2024 at 5:00 AM
President Biden on Wednesday is set to announce the launch of an investigation by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative into Beijing's practices in the shipbuilding sector and call on the agency to triple Section 301 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from China. Biden will travel to Pittsburgh to make the announcement at the United Steelworkers headquarters and address other efforts planned to “help protect American steel and American steelworkers,” National Economic Adviser Lael Brainard said on Tuesday...

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