Posted by on 05. April 2018 in Events, General News

US Tax Reform and tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium – What is the impact for Commodity Sector?

President Trump signed into law on 22 December 2017 extensive changes to the US tax system and on 8 March 2018 he signed a proclamation imposing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium that took effect on 23 March 2018. There is much uncertainty within the commodity industry about the impact on their business because of these changes. This evening will give you an understanding how the business of commodities companies will be im-pacted.

The speakers will address the following topics:

  • US tax reform in a nutshell and the impact for commodities traders
    Martina Walt, Partner PwC Zürich
  • Potential implications of new tariffs on steel market: Producer’s perspective
    Bryce McFerran, CFO,EVRAZ East Metals AG
  • Overview of the tariffs on imports aluminium
    Paavo Östberg, Manager PwC Zürich



ZCA members – free
Non-members – CHF 50.-/person


Please register with the registration form or send us an e-mail to until 16 April 2018.