US and Canada flags fly in Detroit. The US said last month that an influx of Canadian aluminium was the reason for a 10 per cent tariff. Photo: ReutersUS and Canada flags fly in Detroit. The US said last month that an influx of Canadian aluminium was the reason for a 10 per cent tariff. Photo: Reuters
US and Canada flags fly in Detroit. The US said last month that an influx of Canadian aluminium was the reason for a 10 per cent tariff. Photo: Reuters

US withdraws Canada aluminium tariffs amid retaliation threat

  • Removal of 10 per cent levy comes ahead of expected dollar-for-dollar counter tariffs by Ottawa
  • US had earlier claimed that taxes were justified by surge in metal imports from its close ally

Topic |   US-ally trade wars
US and Canada flags fly in Detroit. The US said last month that an influx of Canadian aluminium was the reason for a 10 per cent tariff. Photo: ReutersUS and Canada flags fly in Detroit. The US said last month that an influx of Canadian aluminium was the reason for a 10 per cent tariff. Photo: Reuters
US and Canada flags fly in Detroit. The US said last month that an influx of Canadian aluminium was the reason for a 10 per cent tariff. Photo: Reuters
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