Section 232 Ex Parte Communications


BIS is unable to engage in any non-public communications, either oral or written, on the merits of a given Section 232 exclusion request or group or series of exclusion requests. Any non-public communication to Department officials or employees regarding the merits of a given exclusion request or group or series of exclusions requests is considered an ex parte presentation, the contents of which are not considered in the Department’s review of the relevant exclusion request(s). The Department will publicly post a summary of the substance of any oral ex parte presentation and the contents of any written presentation, including written presentations provided in support of an oral communication or meeting.  Below find the collected ex parte presentations published by the Department in accordance with this policy.

For further information, please see the 232 Exclusion Page, the 232 Steel Investigations Page, and the 232 Aluminum Investigations Page.




Rustavi Steel July 21, 2021 Link
Aluminum Association August 27, 2020 Link
NARTSCO Inc. September 1, 2020 Link

Kinder Morgan

November 21, 2019


Tata Steel

November 22, 2019


Central National Gottesman

January 24, 2020


Emirates Global Aluminum

January 28, 2020


Allegheny Technologies Incorporated

February 17, 2020



May 7, 2020


Rep. Amodei May 29, 2020 Link
Maple Leaf Marketing July 27, 2020 Link
Goodman Manufacturing September 3, 2020 Link


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