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US, EU, and Japan Aluminium Associations Laud Agreement To Strengthen WTO Rules Against Subsidized Capacity

US, EU, and Japan Aluminium Associations Laud Agreement To Strengthen WTO Rules Against Subsidized Capacity

The Aluminum Association, European Aluminium, and the Japan Aluminium Association released a joint statement yesterday hailing an agreement among their respective governments to cooperate on strengthening World Trade Organization rules on industrial subsidies. Citing an agreement among trade ministers from the three...

Vedanta Pondering Purchase Of Government Stake In Two Co-Owned Mineral Firms

Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Ltd. is considering buying a majority share in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and the remaining share of in Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) from the Indian government according to domestic news reports. At present Vedanta owns a 46.71-percent stake in BPCL and a 64.92-percent stake in HZL. The government of India owns […]

EGA Refines One Millionth Metric Ton Of Alumina At Al Taweelah Refinery

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) marked a significant milestone this week, noting the one millionth ton of alumina refined at the Al Taweelah alumina refinery since operations began at the site in April. In a press release, the firm said its US$3.3 billion alumina refinery has yet to reach production at its nameplate capacity, as […]