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What You Need to Know About the New Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

posted by Tina Weyant

Yesterday, President Trump signed a Presidential Proclamation regarding the imports of steel, and a second Proclamation regarding the imports of aluminum.  
A 25% additional duty on steel and a 10% additional duty on aluminum products will become effective on March 23, 2018 for all countries, except Mexico and Canada for now.

Steel Articles
Steel articles are defined with reference to the following U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule's  6-digit subheadings: 7206.10 through 7216.50 7216.99 through 7301.10 7302.10 7302.40 through 7302.90 7304.10 through 7306.90  Aluminum Articles
Aluminum articles are defined as follows: HTS 7601 - unwrought aluminum HTS 7604  - aluminum bars, rods, and profilesHTS 7605 - aluminum wireHTS 7606 and 7607 - flat rolled aluminum products, including plate, sheet, strip, and foilHTS 7608 and 7609 - aluminum tubes and pipes and tube and pipe fitting HTS 7616.99.51.60 and 7616.99.51.70 -  aluminum castings and forgings  These rules include any…