The United States is hopeful it can resolve its trade dispute with the European Union over tariffs on steel and aluminum before the end of October, a source familiar with the discussions said on 10-13-2021.
Effective June 1, 2018, additional tariffs of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminum imports were imposed for almost all countries.
Starting February 8, 2020, these tariffs also applied to certain derivatives of aluminum and steel articles. The tariffs apply 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.
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