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Debate Over Reinstatement Of Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Heats Up As Implementation Of USMCA Approaches

Debate Over Reinstatement Of Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Heats Up As Implementation Of USMCA Approaches

The debate raged last week among aluminium industry movers and shakers regarding the propriety of reinstating Section 232 tariffs on imported aluminium into the United States after the final implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement at the beginning of next month. In...

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Sources Say China’s Ban On Imported Scrap Aluminium Likely To Gut Alloy Exports

A restriction upon imported aluminium scrap that is scheduled to go into effect next month is expected to raise production costs for secondary aluminium smelters in the People’s Republic of China, which experts say may close the price gap between Chinese aluminium alloy exports and their less competitive rivals abroad. As of July 1, Beijing […]

Molson Coors Calls Upon U.S. Regulators To Investigate Midwest Premium

One of the world’s top beer brewers is appealing to the United States government to investigate the method for establishing benchmark prices for aluminium in the Midwest, noting that premiums determined by S&P Global Platts have doubled since 2017. In an interview with Bloomberg, Molson Coors Chairman Pete Coors called upon Federal regulators to look […]