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U.S. Manufacturers Seeking Tariff Relief Find Backlogs, Red Tape
By Rossella Brevetti, Christina Brady, and Jasmine Han
President Donald Trump’s plan to shore up the U.S. steel industry by slapping steep tariffs on imports is turning out to be a major headache for many U.S. manufacturers.
While companies may petition the Commerce Department to exempt their imports from the tariffs, there is a huge backlog in processing the applications, industry representatives and analysts say.
Instead of providing help and less red tape, they say, the plan has resulted in the administration’s picking winners and losers, and has...