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Commerce Department Opens To Public Input On Section 232 Exclusion Process

Commerce Department Opens To Public Input On Section 232 Exclusion Process

The United States Commerce Department is seeking input into ways to streamline the exclusion process for tariffs and quotas on aluminium and steel imposed by the Trump Administration in 2018. The department’s Bureau of Industry and Security opened commentary today and will...

U.S. Commerce Department Assesses Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Wire Producers From China Of Up To 63.47 Percent

Acting on a petition by two domestic wire makers, the United States Commerce Department yesterday announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation on imported aluminium and wire from producers in the People’s Republic of China, noting that Chinese importers dumped such products on American markets at margins of between 58.51 to […]

Kodak Expects Receipt Of Section 232 Tariff Exclusions From Commerce Department Soon

The Eastman Kodak Company announced late last week that the tariff exclusion requests it lodged with the United States Commerce Department for an exception to the Trump Administration’s Section 232 blanket tariffs on imported aluminium have all been either approved or on track for approval. According to a press release published by industry media, Kodak’s […]

India’s Commerce Ministry Seeks Increase In Aluminium Import Duties

In a bid to stem the rising tide of imported scrap and primary aluminium, India’s Commerce Ministry is lobbying to have an increase in import duties for the same included in the next national budget. The Indian aluminium sector has long called for a hike in import duties, but the turmoil in last year’s aluminium […]