US Section 232 tariffs Archive

US SECTION 232 TARIFFS COME INTO FORCE; EU EXCLUDED FROM MEASURE; EUROFER WARNS SAFEGUARD STILL NECESSARY

EU steel safeguard must “prevent import surges” but “ensure EU market access to international steel flows” says European steel industry Brussels, 23 April 2018 – In March the European Commission launched a safeguard investigation to shield the industry against a sudden surge of imports in the wake of the US’ decision to impose blanket tariffs

“Focus on steel overcapacity” instead of deploying US ‘Section 232’ tariffs says EUROFER

Brussels 12 March 2018 – EU policy makers, member states, industry and trades unions must show solidarity in the face of the US’ tariffs on steel and aluminium. The US tariffs are the wrong approach to dealing with the global overcapacity problem in steel. “We are facing another crisis, triggered by President Trump’s invocation of