“What They Are Saying” About the U.K. Tariff Agreement

On Tuesday, March 22 United States Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced a new agreement with the United Kingdom (U.K.) to allow historically-based sustainable volumes of U.K. steel and aluminum products to enter the U.S. market without the application of Section 232 tariffs. According to the DOC, “This deal ensures the long-term viability of our steel and aluminum industries, protects American jobs, and lifts retaliatory tariffs.” Because of this, the new agreement has widespread support from American businesses, but specifically industry and labor groups. Read more here.