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US Commerce Department Levies Preliminary Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Sheet From 18 Countries

US Commerce Department Levies Preliminary Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Sheet From 18 Countries

On Friday the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its preliminary determination on a complaint by domestic aluminium producers that imports of common aluminium alloy sheet from 18 countries have been dumped on the American market, finding support for such harm and instructing...

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India’s Commerce Ministry Lends Support To Increasing Import Duties On Aluminium

An increase in import duties on aluminium entering India gained more momentum this week, as Union Minister Suresh Prabhu revealed that the country’s commerce ministry favors such a measure as a means to protect domestic manufacturers. “That is a proposal to protect our domestic industry. The proposal is under examination and we support the proposal,” […]

Indian Government Mulling Increase In Aluminium Import Duty

Responding to months of pressure from its domestic aluminium sector, the Indian government is contemplating an increase to import duties for aluminium shipped in from overseas. According to unnamed sources who spoke with domestic media, major industry players have been lobbying for the change, noting a spike in shipments of primary and scrap aluminium. Per […]

Indian Trade Group Seeks End To 2.5-Percent Duty On Imported Scrap Aluminium

An Indian scrap metals trade group appealed to the government last week to remove the 2.5 percent import duty on aluminium scrap, setting aright the inverted duty structure on aluminium scrap now in place. The Metal Recycling Association of India criticized the tariff, which is in place despite the assessment of no tariffs on finished […]