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Commerce Department suggests Trump impose steep tariffs or quotas on foreign steel and aluminum — sources

  • The Commerce Department on Friday recommended imposing heavy tariffs or quotas on foreign producers of steel and aluminum in the interest of national security, following a trade investigation of imports , according to sources.
  • On Friday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross reported that steel is in fact important to U.S. national security and current import flows are adversely impacting the steel industry.
  • In a 262-page document, Ross recommended a couple alternatives for the president to take "immediate action by adjusting the level of imports through quotas or tariffs." The Commerce Department's goal is to increase demand for American-made metals.
  • A 63-percent quota of those countries' 2017 imports is recommended in the steel report.
  • Trump could determine that specific countries should be exempted from the proposed quota, based on the economic or security interests of the United States.

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India approves construction of 12 more nuclear reactors |

  • India has approved the construction of 12 new nuclear power reactors.
  • 10 will be indigenous Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) with a capacity of 700 MW each and two will be Russian Light Water Reactors (LWRs).
  • Two PHWRs each will be set up in Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Haryana, while four will be established in Rajasthan.
  • The two LWRs each having a capacity of 1,000 MW will be built at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.
  • Currently there seven nuclear power projects are being constructed in India with a combined capacity of 5300 MW of capacity.

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