🖤 Donations of all sizes power our public service journalism Give Now

Who's asking for exemptions from Trump's tariffs?

Apr 25, 2018
We took a look at requests submitted to the Department of Commerce.
Workers stand in line next to a container ship at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province earlier this month.
AFP/Getty Images

EU is unhappy with U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs

Apr 24, 2018
When the United States imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports last month, the European Union and a handful of other key allies got a temporarily exemption that expires next week. China was not granted an exemption and took its case to the World Trade Organization. This week, the EU has decided to join that […]

EU escapes U.S. steel tariffs; frets over what comes next

Mar 23, 2018
In Brussels, there’s been little sign of rejoicing that the European Union, along with some other major U.S. trading partners, has dodged, for now, the steep steel and aluminum tariffs that went into effect today. The exemption is temporary, short and conditional. French President Emmanuel Macron said the exemption was “not considered satisfactory.” German Chancellor […]

Trump grants tariff exemptions for Mexico and Canada

Mar 8, 2018
Imports from all other countries will face a 25 percent tariff for steel and 10 percent for aluminum.
President Donald Trump turns to outgoing National Economic Council Chairman Gary Cohn, center, during a Cabinet meeting at the White House today in Washington, D.C.