After consultations with the Canadian government, the United States has determined that trade in non-alloyed, unwrought aluminum is likely to normalize in the last four months of 2020, with imports declining sharply from the surges experienced earlier in the year.
These tariffs were removed hours before Canada was set to announce its retaliatory measures on Tuesday, Sept 15.
The U.S, however, has not unconditionally lifted its tariffs on the Canadian aluminum and continues to seek restricted market-driven trade flows. The Canadian Chamber calls on the United States to fully and without precondition remove the threat that tariffs could be re-imposed in the future.
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