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Aluminum Association Urges No Exceptions for Can Aluminium in Section 232 Sanctions

Aluminum Association Urges No Exceptions for Can Aluminium in Section 232 Sanctions

The head of the American trade group The Aluminum Association sent the secretary of the U.S. Commerce Department a letter last week urging him not to make broad exemptions in the ongoing Section 232 investigation of alleged aluminium dumping from China into...

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Japanese Aluminium Can Firm Showa Aluminium Expanding Operations in Vietnam

Japan’s Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC) announced yesterday that it will begin producing sleek cans in Vietnam later this month. According to the press release, SAC and its parent company Showa Denko (SDK) jointly obtained a 91.75% share in Vietnamese aluminium can producer Hanacans Joint Stock Company (Hanacans) in the spring of 2014. Upon becoming […]

Novelis Turns In Strong Q4 Numbers Thanks to Increased Automotive Offerings

Rolled-aluminium manufacturer Novelis released fourth quarter and FY2016 numbers yesterday. The firm netted US$29 million in Q4, but reported a net loss on the year of US$38 million. When tax-effected special items are taken out of the mix, Novelis’ Q4’s net was US$50 million, which is a 35% increase over 2015’s Q4. Removing the same […]