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Mexico Files Dispute At WTO Over Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Mexico Files Dispute At WTO Over Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Mexico’s government confirmed on Monday that it will begin the dispute settlement at the World Trade Organization in an effort at challenging the tariffs lately enacted on aluminium and steel exports to the United States by the Trump administration. In a statement,...

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Fracsa Alloys to Double Capacity by Early 2017

Mexico’s Fracsa Alloys Queretaro, S.A.P.I. de C.V. announced recently that it plans to double production by early 2017. Company president Franciso Ruiz told S&P Global Platts of the planned increase during a tour of the firm’s plant in Queretaro, which is in central Mexico, 132 miles northwest of Mexico City. Ruiz indicated that the plant […]

Chinese Fake Semis Fleeing Mexico for Vietnam

According to reports obtained by Aluminium Insider, a significant flow of fake semis has been emanating over the past several weeks from Mexico to Vietnam. The re-melted aluminium billet is likely to reenter the Asian market now that the United States market is closed to Chinese aluminium as a result of anti-dumping measures. Recent reports show […]

Constellium Announces New Plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Dutch aluminium semi producer Constellium N.V. announced this week that it is planning to open a new plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, for the production of aluminium automotive structural components. According to the firm, this new plant is a response to an uptick in demand for lightweight, high-strength aluminium Crash Management Systems and other […]