Canadian uranium under U.S. tariff threat as national security investigation continues
By Neil MossDec. 12, 2018
A 1989 investigation found there was no national security threat from uranium imports, but experts agree times have changed under President Trump.
The use of Section 232 investigations under U.S. President Donald Trump has complicated the relationship with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with the lingering tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum imports. Photograph courtesy of the White House/Shealah Craighead
Canada’s uranium industry may soon find itself burdened by the same U.S. protectionist tariffs that have been targeted at Canada’s steel and aluminum sectors since the summer under the guise of national security protection, trade observers say.
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Canada has been without an ambassador in China for five months, during a time when relations with China have deteriorated. Now there’s reports Chinese Ambassador Lu Shaye is set to depart for a new post.