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European Union Calls On Lenders To Fund Projects For Aluminium, Other Important Minerals

European Union Calls On Lenders To Fund Projects For Aluminium, Other Important Minerals

A European Union commissioner said this week that European banks should step up to fund aluminium and other metals needed in transitioning to sustainable energy in order to help meet the objectives of the upcoming Green Deal industrial plan. European Commissioner Thierry...

Events

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 message conveyed by the country鈥檚 Deputy Energy Minister Pavel Snikkars earlier this week. […]

European Union Levies Tariffs Of Up To 18.2 Percent On Aluminium Foil From China

New import tariffs on aluminium foil from the People鈥檚 Republic of China are in the offing, as the European Commission found this week that Chinese producers received unfair and excessive state subsidies. The EU鈥檚 official journal noted the action, revealing that the tariffs apply to certain aluminium converter foil from China. Rates will be between […]

European Aluminium Calls Upon Continent鈥檚 Governments For Cooperation On Sustainability Goals

Brussels trade group European Aluminium Association released its plan for sustainability in the continent鈥檚 aluminium sector earlier this week. The plan aligns with the recently-established global goals for sustainable economic production set out by international treaties and the United Nations. Noting the pivotal position in which the continent鈥檚 aluminium sector finds itself, European Aluminium notes […]

European Aluminium Association Calls For Stronger Trade Policy At 40th Anniversary Assembly

Aluminium trade group European Aluminium Association conducted its general assembly this week, marking the 40th year of representing the continent鈥檚 aluminium sector. In comments at the event, EA chair Ingrid J枚rg pressed the EU for improvements including a stronger industrial policy, noting the imbalanced trade practices and the relatively paltry offerings for green energy available […]

US Trade Rep Tai Hopeful Of Breaking Impasse With EU On Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said last week she had high hopes for the current negotiations between the United States and Europe over putting to bed an ongoing dispute over aluminium and steel tariffs. “The conversations are intensive,” Tai said to reporters late in the week. “Let’s say I’m optimistic.” Talks are centered on the […]