Tag: Steel and Iron

These Companies Wanted Tariffs. How Are They Faring Now?

The early winners in President Trump’s trade wars are finding that victory can be bittersweet. Unlike many American corporations, companies in industries like steel, aluminum, lumber and home appliances asked Mr. Trump to raise tariffs or backed his trade policies. These businesses, which include United States Steel, Century Aluminum and Whirlpool, had long complained of […]

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Trump’s Metals Tariffs Did Not Revive American Manufacturing

HOLMESTRAND, Norway — President Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum were supposed to revitalize American producers and handicap foreign competitors. What happened shows the perils of using trade policy to revive struggling industries. The tariffs, which took full effect a year ago, have spurred a handful of domestic investments and the reopening of a […]

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