MONTREAL, March 8, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - US President Donald Trump will clarify his position today around 3:30 pm regarding tariffs on aluminium and steel imports in the United States. This announcement will have a major impact on the Canadian aluminium industry, since Canada is the main supplier of aluminium to the United States.
Mr. Jean Simard, President and CEO of the Aluminium Association of Canada, is available to answer questions from the media and explain the impacts of this decision on the aluminium industry in Canada.
Mr. Simard can address these topics in particular:
- Impact of the decision on the Canadian aluminium industry in case Canada is not exempted from tariffs;
- Impact of the decision on Canada-US trade relations, including NAFTA negotiations;
- Any other topic regarding the aluminium industry at home and abroad.
About the Aluminum Association of Canada (www.aluminum.ca/en)
The Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) is a non-profit organization representing three Canadian world-class aluminium producers: Alcoa, Alouette, and Rio Tinto operating ten smelters in Canada, nine of which are in Quebec, and employing over 8,000 workers.
SOURCE Aluminum Association of Canada
For further information: Julien Nepveu-Villeneuve, [email protected], Tel. : 514-667-0196, ext. 412 / cel. : 514-883-2236