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The Trump Administration Imposes Steel and Aluminum Import Tariffs, Linking International Trade With National Security

On March 23, 2018, tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on imported aluminum went into effect for all countries not issued an exemption. Issued under Presidential Proclamations 9704 and 9705, the tariff orders are less far-reaching than originally announced.