February 28, 2020 11:30 AM, EST

Appeals Court Upholds Trump’s 25% Steel Import Tariffs

Steel plant in GermanySparks fly from a blast furnace at steel plant in Duisburg, Germany. Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

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President Donald Trump acted within his authority when he imposed a 25% tariff on certain steel imports effective March 2018, a U.S. appeals court ruled Feb. 28.

The Court of International Trade was correct to reject a challenge filed by the American Institute for International Steel Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled.

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