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Russia Warns That Transitioning To Renewables Too Quickly May Spike Aluminium Prices

Russia Warns That Transitioning To Renewables Too Quickly May Spike Aluminium Prices

The Russian Federation is amenable to switching its power sources to renewables, but any such transition will be gradual so as not to spike power prices and, by extension, the industries that rely upon them heavily, including aluminium smelting. Such was the...

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European Aluminium Urges Regulators To Act Decisively Against Chinese Importers

Trade group European Aluminium Association said this week that the European government intends on imposing import duties on aluminium shipped in from the People鈥檚 Republic of China next month, but will ultimately suspend those import duties for nine months. The European Commission鈥檚 investigation into Chinese aluminium imports determined that the Middle Kingdom flooded the continent鈥檚 […]

Sale Of Duffel Plant To Alvance Clears Path For Novelis Purchase Of Aleris

Atlanta鈥檚 rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. yesterday announced the completion of the sale of its operations in Duffel, Belgium to GFG Alliance鈥檚 international aluminium subsidiary Alvance in compliance with conditions placed on it by the EU and China for purchase of Aleris. Novelis received payment of 鈧210 million in cash from GFG Alliance, […]

European Commission Mandates Registration For Aluminium Extrusions Imported From China

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that aluminium extrusions imported from the People鈥檚 Republic of China will immediately be subject to registration by each of its member nations鈥 customs authority. The move is the next step in the European Commission鈥檚 response to complaints from the continent鈥檚 aluminium sector as expressed by the trade body European […]

European Commission Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation Into Chinese Flat-Rolled Aluminium

The European Union announced last week the commencement of an anti-dumping investigation on imports from Chinese producers of flat-rolled aluminium products. Per the European Commission, the industry provided enough evidence of the harm to supplies of raw materials in the Union the underpriced imports of flat-rolled aluminium from China has wrought. The formal complaint to […]