Jamaica

Trump Aluminium Trade Hurdles Could Have Serious Ramifications for Jamaican Alumina, Foreign Minister Warns

Trump Aluminium Trade Hurdles Could Have Serious Ramifications for Jamaican Alumina, Foreign Minister Warns

Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith cautioned citizens of the island nation that its thriving alumina export sector may well have been struck a mortal blow by the Trump administration’s aluminium tariffs. Speaking at a press conference...

Events

JISCO’s Alpart Refinery Ships First Alumina Since 2009

Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) Limited shipped the first load of alumina from its newly-opened operations at Jamaica’s Alpart facility. According to domestic media the first load from the facility was loaded upon the Wuchow, a 590’ bulk carrier sailing under the flag of Hong Kong. The vessel left Port Kaiser on Friday with […]