Industrial minerals sector braces for US tariff announcement on Chinese materials

Published: Monday, 10 September 2018

The final list of materials to become subject to new US import tariffs could be announced at any moment, with almost all industrial minerals among the possible targets.

The industrial minerals markets are bracing for a major announcement on tariffs by the United States government, which could now come at any time since a consultation period ended on September 6.

Comments made by US President Donald Trump suggest that the country’s government is ready to go ahead with...

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