China aluminium subsidies

Aluminium Trade Groups Call On G7 To Combat Beijing’s Subsidies

Aluminium Trade Groups Call On G7 To Combat Beijing’s Subsidies

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association joined with their counterparts in Canada, Japan, and Europe to call upon the Group of Seven (G7) nations to join to level the global playing field for trade in aluminium and associated products. The aluminium trade...

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U.S. Aluminium Firms Ask Commerce Department for Tariffs on Chinese Imports

Withering criticisms of China’s aluminium sector filled the air during the long-awaited Section 232 hearings on Thursday, but representatives from the Middle Kingdom were determined not to go down without a verbal fight. The skirmish, conducted by the United States Commerce Department as part of an investigation ordered by President Donald Trump, was attended by […]

Parting Shot – Obama Administration Takes China’s Aluminium Overcapacity to WTO

The Obama Administration initiated a complaint at the World Trade Organization on Thursday over government subsidies given to aluminium producers by the People’s Republic of China. This complaint, which is the sixteenth (and likely final) such complaint against China with the trade body, alleges that Beijing has been handing out low-interest loans and energy subsidies […]

Aluminium Firms Offer Solutions in US Commerce Department Hearing on China Dumping

The United States International Trade Commission held its long-awaited hearing over allegations of unfair trade practices by aluminium smelters in the People’s Republic of China and the harm to American smelters such practices have inflicted. Chaired by Democratic Senator Joe Manchin and Republican Senator Shelley Moore Capito, both from West Virginia, the USITC heard from […]

AEC Joins China Trade Task Force

North American aluminium extrusion trade group Aluminum Extruders Council has signed on with the China Trade Task Force (CTTF) and its call to the United States and other global players to take action against the runaway overcapacity of aluminium flowing out of smelters from within the People’s Republic of China. “As an off-take for its […]