World Oct 30

G20 leaders' summit in Rome
US, EU reach agreement to settle rift over Trump-era tariffs

The U.S. and European Union have reached an agreement to settle their diplomatic rift over Trump-era steel and aluminum tariffs, the White House announced Saturday, as President Joe Biden is in Rome attending the Group of 20 summit.

Economy Aug 14

A worker is seen inside the Magnitude 7 Metals LLC aluminum smelter which is reopening and taking on hundreds of local workers in New Madrid, Missouri, on May 3, 2018. The aluminum industry has benefitted from Trump's tariffs but it has increased prices for U.S. businesses who buy the material. Photo by Karen Pulfer Focht/Reuters
After brief trade truce, U.S. slaps levy on Canadian aluminum

Trump accuses Canada of flooding the U.S. market with its raw, unprocessed aluminum. Critics of the tariffs counter that a jump in Canadian raw aluminum shipments to the United States is within historical norms and reflects stepped-up production from a…