Two investigations by U.S. agencies have led to the imposition of tariffs that may have an effect on breweries. Here's what you need to know about them.
Tariffs and Trade
Government Affairs news and announcements trade negotiations, tariffs and federal government investigations that could impact breweries and their supply chain partners.
Bob Pease, president and CEO of the Brewers Association, issued the following statement on the steel and aluminum tariffs: “The Brewers Association opposes the recently imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum products, as we believe it …More
On May 20, the Trump administration announced that it would suspend the proposed tariffs on products from China. The proposed tariffs, which included a 25% tariff on brewing equipment and kegs, were announced in early …More
Update: Brewing equipment has now been removed from this list. The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the Section 301 list against 1,300 products from China valued at approximately $50 billion. These tariffs were …More
Background On March 8, 2018, President Trump ordered the imposition of a 25 percent tariff on steel imports on “covered steel products” (listed below) and a 10 percent tariff on the “covered aluminum products” (also below). These tariffs …More
BA Releases Findings on Impact of New Tariffs on Imported Stainless Steel Kegs and Fabricated Steel Items
Today the president announced that the United States will be imposing new tariffs on China (under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974) and is exempting the European Union, Brazil, Australia, South Korea and …More
On March 8, 2018, the president signed a proclamation imposing a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports. The proclamation is the White House’s response to the Department …More
Section 232 Investigation Resources BA Statement on Aluminum Tariffs Letter from House Letter from Senate Letter from Association CEOs to Administration “How Trump’s trade policy could hit your bar tab” Craft Beer Packaging Trends There is an investigation underway by the Secretary …More