Innocent Aluminum Bystanders – WSJ

Well, that was predictable. Ottawa said Friday it will retaliate against President Trump’s new 10% tariffs on aluminum from Canada with its own new levies against U.S. aluminum products. As ever, many of the victims will be innocent trade bystanders.

Mr. Trump imposed the new tariffs, which will take effect Aug. 16, despite signing a revised free-trade pact with Canada and Mexico. He cited a surge of aluminum imports from Canada, though the U.S. Aluminum Association says imports of primary aluminum from Canada were actually…


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