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Beijing Counsels Trump Administration Against Aluminium Sanctions in Response to Section 232 Findings

Beijing Counsels Trump Administration Against Aluminium Sanctions in Response to Section 232 Findings

Representatives of the government of the People’s Republic of China responded to United States President Donald Trump’s comments earlier this week regarding possible trade sanctions levied upon imported aluminium and steel, saying on Wednesday that negotiating a solution is the better option....


Aluminum Association Calls Upon Trump to Level Playing Field with China

North American aluminium industry trade group the Aluminum Association reacted to news that the long-awaited results of the United States Commerce Department’s Section 232 investigation into the national security implications of the current state of aluminium imports were delivered to the desk of President Donald Trump. Speaking for the Association, its President and CEO Heidi […]

Century and UAW Appeal to Trump for Decisive Action Upon Section 232 Aluminium Investigation’s Completion

Leaders from Century Aluminum and United Steelworkers added their voices to a growing chorus of industry and political leaders urging United States President Donald Trump to use the soon-to-be-released findings from the Commerce Department’s Section 232 national security investigation into alleged illegal dumping of aluminium into the U.S. market by producers from the People’s Republic […]

Trump Administration National Security Plan to Promote Tariffs on Aluminium

A senior official in the administration of United States president Donald Trump told Reuters on Tuesday that the Trump government is preparing to introduce a new national security strategy that may include import tariffs on aluminium. The official, who was not named in Reuters’ reporting, referred to a strategy document released on Monday. The document […]

China Appeals to WTO for Help in Negotiating Aluminium Foil Row with United States

In a response to the anti-dumping duties imposed by the United States government on imports of aluminium foil from the People’s Republic of China, China’s Ministry of Commerce approached the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday in an effort at enlisting the trade organization’s aid. According to announcements from the Ministry of Commerce, representatives submitted […]

Awaiting US Tariffs on Aluminium Imports

US tariffs for imported aluminium are looming and seem increasingly unavoidable, as China continues its record levels of production. The latest figures coming out of China on aluminium production and exports are discouraging for those who expected China would start decreasing production, if not to tackle air pollution then at least to show good will […]