Commerce Secretary says Trump Administration to keep using tariffs to protect biofuels

March 15, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the Commerce Secretary told a senate panel on infrastructure that the Trump Administration plans to keep using trade tools such as tariffs to protect its biofuels industry, such as the tariffs on Argentine and Indonesian biodiesel imports. He said protecting farmers and biofuel processors through tariffs has provided a big boost to those industries so will continue to use them. Trump has been on a tariff kick lately, focusing on steel and aluminum.

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