Effective June 1, 2018, additional tariffs of 25 percent and 10 percent on steel and aluminum imports were imposed for almost all countries.
Effective February 8, 2020, these tariffs will now also apply to certain derivatives of aluminum and steel articles. This applies to aluminum derivatives from all countries except Argentina, Australia, Canada, and Mexico and steel derivatives from all countries except Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and South Korea.
On August 6 2020, President Trump announced that the 10 percent tariff on aluminum would be reimposed on Canadian imports, effective for subject goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after 12:01 am EDT on Aug. 16. Canada has responded with plans to retaliate against $2.7 billion worth of imports from the U.S. Steel and aluminum products from Mexico and steel products from Canada are not subject to the additional tariffs.
The following products are covered by these proclamations.
- steel articles classified under HTSUS subheadings 7206.10 through 7216.50, 7216.99 through 7301.10, 7302.10, 7302.40 through 7302.90, and 7304.10 through 7306.90, including any subsequent revisions to these HTSUS classifications
- the following aluminum articles: (a) unwrought aluminum (heading 7601); (b) aluminum bars, rods, and profiles (heading 7604); (c) aluminum wire (heading 7605); (d) aluminum plate, sheet, strip, and foil (flat rolled products) (headings 7606 and 7607); (e) aluminum tubes and pipes and tube and pipe fitting (headings 7608 and 7609); and (f) aluminum castings and forgings (HTSUS 7616.99.5160 and 7616.99.5170), including any subsequent revisions to these HTSUS classifications
- the derivatives of aluminumarticles and steel articles described in Annex I and Annex II.
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