Refractory minerals taken off US tariffs list; TiO2 pigments, ceramic raw materials still included
Published: Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Graphite, magnesia, alumina and silicon carbide are excluded from the list of China-origin materials subject to a new US tariff, as are antimony, rare earths and barite. Pigments such as titanium dioxide will also be subject to the duty, as will refractory finished products, some ceramic minerals such as kaolin, and lithium.
Refractory minerals have largely been left off the latest
list of China-origin commodities that will become subject to
import tariffs in the United States from next week, but some
pigment and ceramic minerals are still included.
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