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America's Beer CEOs Have Had It With the Trump-Era Aluminum Tariffs

  • Since 2018, industry has incurred $1.4 billion in tariff costs
  • CEOs at major suppliers seek economic relief from metal levy
Inside The SABMiller Plc Dreher Brewery As Anheuser-Busch InBev NV Formal Takeover Deadline Extended

Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

The chief executive officers of major beer makers are asking US President Joe Biden to suspend aluminum tariffs that have cost the industry more than $1.4 billion since 2018.

The beer industry uses more than 41 billion aluminum cans annually, according to a Beer Institute letter to the White House dated July 1.