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Sources: Section 232 steel report facing Defense Department objections

December 8, 2017 at 11:37 AM
The Commerce Department’s report on its Section 232 investigation into steel imports has been deemed insufficient due to Defense Department objections and other concerns, sources told Inside U.S. Trade , delaying its release and any action the president might take to shore up the U.S. industry. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has publicly said the investigation has been put on the shelf while tax reform -- the administration’s top legislative priority -- is hashed out on Capitol Hill. He told...

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