Section 232 Investigation on Steel Imports – DOC Report Sent to President

Yesterday at 8:01 p.m., the US Department of Commerce (DOC) issued a press release that it had sent its report on the Section 232 investigation of steel imports to the President.

The entire release reads as follows:

Today Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross formally submitted to President Donald J. Trump the results of the Department’s investigation into the effect of steel mill product imports on U.S. national security. After this submission, by law, the President has 90 days to decide on any potential action based on the findings of the investigation.  After the President’s decision is announced, the Department will publish a summary of the report in the Federal Register and make the report available to the public after removing any business confidential or classified material.

Details of the report have not been released.  We will keep you informed if more information becomes available.