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USTR: Administration will not remove steel, aluminum tariffs despite WTO rulings

December 9, 2022 at 11:46 AM
The U.S. will not lift Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said on Friday following a series of dispute panel reports that determined the duties violated WTO rules – rulings USTR said it “strongly rejects.” The reports – released for disputes with China, Norway, Turkey and Switzerland – come after the Norwegian government on Thursday prematurely published a statement touting the verdict on the U.S. tariffs. The duties were imposed by the...

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