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News from EPI Media advisory: Trade experts to release new Economic Policy Institute study on U.S. Section 232 aluminum tariffs

On Wednesday, May 26, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern, trade experts will host a Zoom press conference about a new Economic Policy Institute report, “Aluminum producing and consuming industries have thrived under U.S. Section 232 import measures,” which demonstrates the effectiveness of these measures. One of the report’s authors Robert E. Scott—Senior Economist and Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Research at EPI—will be joined by Thomas M. Conway—International President of United Steelworkers—and Jesse Gary—Chairman of the American Primary Aluminum Association. James Powell—Casthouse Manager at Century Aluminum—will also be joining.

Speakers will give an overview of the report’s findings and then answer questions from the media. The report will be embargoed until the press call.

Please register here to RSVP.

What: Media Zoom conference to discuss new report on the effectiveness of Section 232 aluminum tariffs.


  • Robert E. Scott, Senior Economist and Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Research at the Economic Policy Institute
  • Thomas M. Conway, International President of United Steelworkers
  • James Powell, Casthouse Manager at Century Aluminum
  • Jesse Gary, Chairman of the American Primary Aluminum Association

When: Wednesday, May 26 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern

Where: Zoom Meeting

To RSVP, please register here.

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