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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. On July 18, the U.S. Commerce Department began a Section 232 investigation looking into uranium imports and if they pose a national security threat to the United States. The investigation is looking at everything from uranium enrichment to mining. Investigations are

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Canadian uranium under U.S. tariff threat as national security investigation continues

By Neil Moss      

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
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