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Trump Tariffs On Aluminium Cost Beer Industry 40,000 Jobs: Beer Trade Groups

Trump Tariffs On Aluminium Cost Beer Industry 40,000 Jobs: Beer Trade Groups

The Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs on aluminium have cost the beer industry dearly, leading to the loss of 40,000 jobs through the end of last year. Such was the message conveyed in a report released by the Beer Institute and National...


Novelis Cuts Ribbon On $4.5-Million Upgrade At NE Ohio Aluminium Beverage Can Plant

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. hosted a ribbon-cutting event at its facility in Warren, Ohio after the completion of a US$4.5-million upgrade to the plant’s equipment. The investment, which was announced in November 2017, included improvements that will allow the facility greater versatility in pretreatments, an improvement in operational efficiency, and reductions […]

U.S. Legislators Introduce Bipartisan Bill Seeking To Regulate Aluminium Pricing

A bill introduced jointly by one Republican and one Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives would, if passed, hand authority to the Commodities Futures Trading Commission to oversee the aluminium futures trading activity in the United States, including ceding it power to investigate price setting and benchmarking. Representatives Ken Buck (CO-04) and […]

Alcoa Seeks Tariff Reprieve From Trump Administration For Specialty Aluminium

Iconic American aluminium producer Alcoa Corporation has approached the Trump administration to obtain from relief from the Section 232 aluminium tariffs that were levied upon all imports earlier this year, saying that they are now suffering from the measure enacted specifically for their benefit. The firm filed a quintet of requests for waivers with the […]

Trump Tariffs Lead To Aluminium Can Shortages For Canadian Microbreweries

The war of tariffs kicked off by the Trump administration’s imposition of aluminium and steel duties earlier this year has put the squeeze on Canadian microbreweries, leading some to cut production for lack of aluminium beer cans. Coverage on Tuesday by Reuters noted that, despite the dominion’s significant aluminium beverage can production, Canada also relies […]

Coca-Cola Says Trump Aluminium Tariffs Force Price Increase

Citing the recent tariffs imposed upon aluminium and steel imports by the Trump administration, The Coca-Cola Company’s CEO James Quincey told shareholders last week that his company had no choice but to increase product prices. Speaking on a conference call, Quincey said the price increase, though “disruptive,” is unavoidable. “Obviously, while [customers] may understand the […]