Aluminum Association

Aluminum Association Petitions US Commerce Department For Limits On Section 232 Exclusion Requests

Aluminum Association Petitions US Commerce Department For Limits On Section 232 Exclusion Requests

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association relayed to the United States Commerce Department its recommendations for adjusting Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel last week, advising it on changes it would like to see to the newly-created category of “general approved...

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Aluminum Association Files Complaints Over Foil From Five Countries But Allegedly Originating From China

The Aluminum Association’s Foil Trade Enforcement Working Group filed a formal complaint with the Trump Administration on Tuesday over imports from five different countries that they say are simply an attempted end run around antidumping and countervailing duty measures taken over two years ago against aluminium foil producers in the People’s Republic of China. According […]

Canadian Aluminium Stakeholders Spar With U.S. Smelter Representative Over Trump Administration’s Ten-Percent Aluminium Tariff

Aluminium industry representatives clashed late last week in an online forum with spokespeople from the two United States aluminium firms who led the charge to instate a 10-percent tariff on Canadian imports. In an online event hosted by Washington International Trade Association, the two sides traded blows on the issue, with trade lawyer and lobbyist […]

U.S. Aluminium Beverage Can Makers Urge Trump Administration Against Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Imports

A quartet of North American aluminium beverage can trade groups sent an open letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser last week, seeking to convince the Trump Administration that a reimposition of Section 232 aluminium tariffs on aluminium imports from Canada would be extraordinarily detrimental to their constituents and U.S. consumers generally. The letter, which […]

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 jurisdictions that the WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures should be amended […]