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

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...


While Defending Trump Aluminium Tariffs, Washington Initiates Quintet Of Complaints To Retaliatory Tariffs At WTO

The fallout from the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on steel and aluminium continued on Monday with the United States government’s filing of a slew of World Trade Organization dispute actions against governments who have levied retaliatory tariffs against American exports. United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement on Monday that Washington, D.C. […]

EU Enacts €2.8 Billion in Retaliatory Tariffs to Counter Trump Aluminium Duties

Making good on promises made earlier this month, yesterday the European Union levied retaliatory tariffs against goods imported from the United States in an effort at mitigating damages the Union expects to sustain due to the Trump administration’s tariffs on aluminium and steel. The tariffs, which affect an estimated €2.8 billion in imports from across […]

Expect EU to Strike Back Against Trump Aluminium Tariffs – Chancellor Merkel

Though expressing regret at the turn of events the aluminium tariff debate has taken, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Europe is preparing to strike back at imports from the United States in retaliation for the Trump administration’s blanket 10-percent tariffs on aluminium. Shortly after leaving the chilly reception he encountered at last week’s G7 […]

EU May Implement Safeguard Measures on Aluminium by July: Malmstrom

Despite needing nine months for a full investigation into the matter, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told Reuters earlier this week that preliminary safeguards to protect the continent’s aluminium industry against the Trump administration’s aluminium tariff may only be a few weeks away. “We can take pre-measures in July already. This is what we are […]