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European Commission Mandates Registration For Aluminium Extrusions Imported From China

European Commission Mandates Registration For Aluminium Extrusions Imported From China

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that aluminium extrusions imported from the People’s Republic of China will immediately be subject to registration by each of its member nations’ customs authority. The move is the next step in the European Commission’s response to...

European Commission Launches Anti-Dumping Investigation Targeting Chinese Aluminium Extruders

Late last week the European Commission announced that it has begun an official inquiry into allegations that aluminium extrusions producers from the People’s Republic of China are dumping their product on the continent’s market, thereby undercutting local producers. The Commission issued the notice on Friday as part of its regularly-published journal. The EC’s investigation is […]

European Aluminium Can Recycling Rates Set Record High Of 74.5 Percent In 2017

Aluminium recycling rates in Europe rose again in 2017 to 74.5 percent, a 2.3-percent bump from the year prior and good for another record high for the continent. Such was the story told by statistics released by the European Aluminium Association on Monday. Per the numbers, which took into account recycling across the European Union, […]

Europe’s Downstream Aluminium Sector Calls For End To Import Tariffs On Raw Aluminium

European downstream trade group Federation of Aluminium Consumers in Europe (FACE) called upon Europe’s governments to end import tariffs on primary and unwrought aluminium, pointing to a study commissioned by the group that found such import tariffs have cost Europe’s downstream aluminium sector up to €18 billion since the year 2000. According to FACE, Europe’s […]

EU Regulators Launch Anti-Trust Investigation Into Novelis’ Purchase Of Aleris

Anti-trust regulators in the European Union said yesterday that they had opened an investigation into the proposed US$2.6 billion purchase of Atlanta’s rolled-aluminium firm Aleris by rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. In comments made by Europe’s antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, the regulators’ intent was to ensure competitiveness in the value-added aluminium market. “Our […]