International relations minister Naledi Pandor has urged the US government to waive its four-year-old tariffs on imported metals.

President Donald Trump imposed the section 232 tariffs affecting SA steel in March 2018, saying the move was aimed at protecting the US steel industry. The tariffs added a 25% fee to steel and a 10% fee to aluminium imported to the US. Canada and Mexico were exempt...

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