U.S. blinks in trade dispute with Canada, drops tariffs on Canadian aluminum

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The United States has suddenly called a tariff truce with Canada, lifting its 10 per cent aluminum levy Tuesday just hours before Ottawa was to unleash a suite of countermeasures. The tariffs on Canadian aluminum will be lifted retroactive to Sept. 1 because Canadian exports are expected to “normalize” over the remainder of the year, the U.S. trade representative’s office said in a statement. Abigail Bimman explains why a trade threat still looms. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7336417/us-standing-down-aluminum-tariffs-canada/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #DonaldTrump #ChrystiaFreeland #Aluminum #GlobalNews

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