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Corporate America Makes Its Case That Trump’s Tariffs Don’t Apply

  • Can producers, pipeline builders, automakers to seek waivers
  • Commerce Department to allow exemptions for supply, security
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President Donald Trump followed through with imposing tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Across corporate America, the race is on to dodge the tariff.

Just as President Donald Trump left the door open for countries to apply for exemptions to the 25 percent levy on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, his official proclamations Thursday also offer some workarounds for companies.