Section 232

In March of 2018, President Trump announced via Presidential proclamation the imposition of a 25% tariff due to a Section 232 investigation on steel and aluminum imports.

We are concerned by the news and how this could affect our mutual business with our customers. We have created this reference page to keep you up to date with the latest information available to us.

Below you will find information such as government proclamations, letters and templates that you can use to write to your government representatives, along with information about exemptions and the process for exemptions that is available at this time.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

Current Section 232 Proclamation

On May 31, 2018, President Trump released an updated Proclamation on steel imports. The new proclamation voids the previous tariff exemptions of certain countries including Canada, Mexico and the European Union. The tariffs now applies to steel imports effective June 1, 2018.


To read the updated Proclamation effective May 31, 2018, please click here:

Section 232 Proclamation (May 31, 2018)

Section 232 Proclamation (March 8, 2018)

To read more on the Proclamation from March 8, 2018, please click here:

Section 232 Proclamation (March 8, 2018)

Exclusion Request Letter

If you wish to support our exclusion request process, we would appreciate if you express your support to your representative of Congress with the letter draft attached.

Download Letter Draft

Letter to Congress

If you wish to send a letter to your representative of Congress, please feel free to use the letter template provided below:

Download Template
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