February 16, 2018



February 16, 2018



AAPC Statement on U.S. Commerce Department's 232 Reports on Steel and Aluminum



Washington, D.C. -- American Automotive Policy Council President Matt Blunt today issued the following statement on the U.S. Commerce Department's 232 reports on steel and aluminum:

“We are concerned with the unintended consequences the proposals would have, particularly that it will lead to higher prices for steel and aluminum here in the United States, compared to the price paid by our global competitors.  This would place the U.S. automotive industry, which supports more than 7 million American jobs, at a competitive disadvantage.

"AAPC will continue to urge the President to adopt an approach to the 232 investigation that would not diminish the global competitiveness of America’s automotive industry.”

The American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC) is a Washington, D.C. association that represents the common public policy interests of its member companies FCA US, Ford Motor Company and General Motors Company.