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Australian Government Reveals Investigation Into Imported Chinese Aluminium Micro-Extrusions

Australian Government Reveals Investigation Into Imported Chinese Aluminium Micro-Extrusions

The Australian government initiated an anti-dumping investigation into the imports of Chinese aluminium earlier this year, a move that some experts say has only added fuel to the fire of tension between the two countries. According to the records of the Australian...

China Imports Of Bauxite Ore Rose By 24.9 Percent In 2019 Through July

As improvements to low-temperature alumina production continue by refiners in the People’s Republic of China, the country’s thirst for overseas bauxite increases. Such was the story told by Customs data released on Sunday that showed a 24.9 percent jump on the year in imported bauxite in the year’s first seven months. Customs data on HS […]

Fearing Trump Administration Tariffs, Australia PM Morrison Defends Aluminium Exports To United States

Responding to reports that the Trump Administration is weighing tariffs on aluminium imports from Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said yesterday that his country’s aluminium producers have complied fully with the current deal in place between the two governments. In comments to reporters in the Solomon Islands, Morrison defended his country’s aluminium exporters, saying they […]

Despite Rains, Metro Mining Carries Out Improvements At Bauxite Hills Mine

Australia’s Metro Mining Ltd. updated investors regarding operations at Bauxite Hills Mine yesterday, detailing the events that have taken place over the wet season and since the firm’s announced transition to the site’s owner-operator. Per the press release, Metro ended mining operations in December, shifting the focus at the site to maintenance and infrastructure improvements. […]

State-Subsidized Imports Crippling U.S. Aluminium Producers: Report

Bolstering the case made by a recent report issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a white paper released on Tuesday by the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) argues that state subsidies of domestic aluminium production is widespread and pervasive, and the subsidies are having a harmful effect on producers in market-based […]