• Beverage Industry Trade Groups Fear Tariffs Will Cause Aluminum ‘Price Gouging' as Brewers Face Increased Costs

    6 monthes ago - By Brewbound

    Concerns over potential price gouging are mounting after President Donald Trump signed an executive order last Thursday to impose a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum.
    In a letter sent yesterday to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, four beverage trade groups - the Beer Institute , Brewers Association , Can Manufacturers Association and American Beverage Association - cited “major concerns about how the 10 percent tariff could cause price-gouging within aluminum markets.”
    Those groups again asked the Trump administration to exclude aluminum can sheet from the new tariff which, along...
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