The Power of a Tariff on Foreign Steel

by Jelani Rucker on March 12, 2018

On March 1, 2018, President Trump announced his decision to act on the findings of the Section 232 investigation that began in April 2017. The measures — a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports, with at least temporary exemptions for Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, the European Union, Mexico and South Korea — ha...

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