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United States refuses South Africa import exemption over ‘national security’ fears

Steel and aluminium tariff hikes imposed by the US could mean job losses in SA

South Africa should care about the US-China trade turf

Earlier this month, President Trump signed a proclamation implementing new trade policies including 25% tariffs on Chinese exports

Trump presses EU on trade barriers in tit-for-tat

The president renewed his demand that the European Union halts its trade barriers to US products in order to spare his allies new tariffs

Steel giant hobbled by ball and chain ahead of crunch hearings on import protection

Amsa’s record fine for price collusion comes at a time when protection is topping the agenda.

Tariff review of downstream industry could be a game changer for local steel sector

South Africa’s industrial landscape is set to change dramatically as steel prices and imports rise.

SA’s steel industry on brink of collapse

China’s over-supply is putting thousands of South African jobs at risk, but the state has been slow to respond.

Steel sinks as China’s growth slows

Producers are taking a big hit and there is little chance of exporting the surplus.

SA steel industry on the brink of collapse

The first wave of job losses for metalworkers has begun and the upshot will be apocalyptic.

Foes unite to keep job crisis at bay

The local steel industry is vanishing and about 190 000 people face losing their jobs.

SA bonded to a stupid economy

Resistance is rising to the liberalising ideology of the South African state and corporate elites, says Patrick Bond, who is on an M&G Lit Fest panel.

Steel crisis spurs state into action

Falling prices and a global oversupply could trigger import tariffs to protect local producers.

French steel industry goes soft

As thunderstorms raged in the area last week, the symbolism was potent: the picket-line bonfire hissed and went out.

Manufacturers get tariff support

An increase in import duties for kitchen sinks could help South African firms to be more competitive.

Moves to temper steel giant

Arcelor Mittal may be forced to give up local assets in a bid to end its dominance in the market.

ArcelorMittal has ‘no intention’ of exiting SA

ArcelorMittal South Africa on Monday said it "has no intention of exiting SA and has indicated no such course of action".

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