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Wilbur Ross offers Trump wide range of options to fight aluminum dumping

Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has recommended to President Donald Trump a wide range of options to deal with aluminum and steel dumping in the U.S., including potentially higher tariffs, according to a report by CNBC.

The options also include specifically targeting "bad actors" in other countries that are active in imports of the metals.

Trump and his administration announced the Section 232 investigation into steel and aluminum in April 2017. The investigation was to determine whether the imports posed a threat to the country's national security.

Trump has 90 days to review the so-called 232 report's findings and recommendations. The president would then decide on what course of action to take. More...