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Exclusions Of Imported Aluminium Can Sheet Hurts China’s Battle Against Oversupply: Aluminum Association

Exclusions Of Imported Aluminium Can Sheet Hurts China’s Battle Against Oversupply: Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association voiced its opposition late last week to exclusion requests under Section 301 for aluminium can sheet originating from the People’s Republic of China, reasoning that such requests will work against the Middle Kingdom’s oversupply problems. In its weekly report,...

China Estimates Domestic Aluminium Demand to Increase by 6 Percent in 2018

According to numbers released by the state, the People’s Republic of China will see a 6-percent rise in refined aluminium demand in 2018, rising from this year’s estimated demand of 34.8 million metric tons to 36.9 million metric tons. Beijing Antaike Information Co., Ltd (Antaike) indicated in its report that demand from aluminum alloy wall, […]

Senator Schumer Calls for Prompt Action on Aluminium Imports from Trump Administration

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) published an open letter to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday, urging the executive branch to come to a timely resolution for the overcapacity of aluminium drowning the domestic aluminium industry. Citing the national security concerns raised […]

Over a Quarter of China’s Aluminium Capacity May Be Illegal

Numbers recently released by the government of the People’s Republic of China indicate that over one-fourth of the country’s smelting capacity is operating in violation of environmental regulations. According to a report published on a popular Chinese news site, the of the 44.673 million metric tons per annum operated by the domestic aluminium industry, five […]

European Aluminium Lobbies G20 for Global Forum on Aluminium Capacity

Trade advocacy group European Aluminium is urging the G20 to establish a worldwide forum regarding excess aluminium capacity when it holds its annual summit in Hamburg next week. EA made the appeal on Thursday, asking the group to put into place a forum where transparent data and monitoring tools would be available to counter supply […]

Enforcement Against Illegal Aluminium Smelters Planned for This Week in Xinjiang

Aluminium prices in the People’s Republic of China are up thanks to indications from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region that a long-promised crackdown on illegal smelting capacity is underway. According to a document obtained by Bloomberg, local governments will begin checks this week on smelters built since the spring of 2013 that are in violation […]