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Each month PMPA members receive a “Federal Advocacy Update,” which provides the latest information on key issues before Congressional committees and regulatory agencies, as well as the results of recent votes in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on important industry issues. This concise report keeps members well informed on the issues of the day that have the potential to impact both their professional and personal lives.



Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Overview and Resources

by Renee Merker | Mar 20, 2018

The Tariffs are almost here and PMPA is providing you with materials to help you understand them, providing information to help you understand your options, and providing you with the resources to help you file for EXCLUSIONS for the critical Steel and Aluminum items that you need.

Below are the following resources:

  • A (PDF) overview of the Tariff Issue - What You Need to Know first to get comfortable with the terminology and the situation.
  • An overview prepared by The Franklin Partnership to help you understand the Steel and Aluminum Process
  • The Highlighted Copy of 232 Scope – 10-Digit HTS.xlsx (Excel spreadsheet) provides every HTS code for Steel and Aluminum products covered by the Tariffs. PMPA has highlighted the most likely codes on the tabs for the products that the majority of our shops use.
  • Exclusion Request Worksheet for Steel
  • Exclusion Request Worksheet for Aluminum

PMPA will continue to inform our members of developments in this area as they occur.

For further information, contact Miles Free, Director, Industry Research and Technology

Please note:  All documents below are PMPA password-protected.