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Possible Fake Semi Connection as Aluminium Exports Cascade out of Mexico for Vietnam in June

Possible Fake Semi Connection as Aluminium Exports Cascade out of Mexico for Vietnam in June

Mexican exports to Vietnam continued at a blistering pace in June, lending further credence to the notion that a stockpile of fake semis is being transferred out of a warehouse in Guanajuato. According to data from the Mexican Secretariat of Economy, the...

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Aluminium Semis Exports from China Still Down Despite MoM Increase in May

According to numbers recently released from the People’s Republic of China, aluminium semis exports rose in the month of May by 1.4% month-on-month and 2.9% year-on-year. The rise to 374,000 metric tons of exported semis is attributed to a corresponding rise in flat-rolled products by 5% month-on-month to 155,000 metric tons, and aluminium foil exports […]

Q1 Customs Data Shows China’s Illicit Trade in Fake Semis Continues to Grow

Customs data for the export of aluminium semis from the People’s Republic of China for the first quarter of this year are in. The numbers show an interesting trend – although the total year-on-year exports dropped, the flow into the Socialist Republic of Vietnam increased significantly. According to numbers obtained by Aluminium Insider, exports of […]

USW Drops Effort to Enact 50% Aluminium Tariff to Combat China’s Flooding

United States labor union United Steelworkers (USW) has abandoned its petition to the US government asking for a 50% tariff on imported aluminium. USW originally made the filing with the United States International Trade Commission for emergency protection as a response to the People’s Republic of China flooding the global market with cheap aluminium ingots […]