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China’s Aluminium Exports Break Record In January

China’s Aluminium Exports Break Record In January

Continued tepid domestic demand coaxed out a bumper crop of aluminium exports from the People’s Republic of China last month, breaking a four-year record high in the process. According to data from China’s Customs department on Thursday, domestic smelters sent 552 thousand...

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Kodak Expects Receipt Of Section 232 Tariff Exclusions From Commerce Department Soon

The Eastman Kodak Company announced late last week that the tariff exclusion requests it lodged with the United States Commerce Department for an exception to the Trump Administration’s Section 232 blanket tariffs on imported aluminium have all been either approved or on track for approval. According to a press release published by industry media, Kodak’s […]

Aluminium Tariffs Hurt Both U.S. And Canadian Stakeholders: Albecour GM Boisvert

The blanket 10-percent tariffs placed upon imported aluminium by the Trump administration last April hurt not only United States consumers, but also Canadian suppliers of the metal. Such is the opinion Albecour’s general manager Pierre Boisvert, which he expressed at the recent S&P Global Platts’ Aluminum Symposium in San Diego. Rather than producing a clear […]

Trump And Trudeau Talk Tiptoes Through Tariff Tensions

Though the subject of the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on aluminium and steel were a subject of discussion between the two men, insiders say United States President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not reach an agreement to hold formal talks between the two governments on the matter. Meanwhile, on the record […]

State-Subsidized Imports Crippling U.S. Aluminium Producers: Report

Bolstering the case made by a recent report issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a white paper released on Tuesday by the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) argues that state subsidies of domestic aluminium production is widespread and pervasive, and the subsidies are having a harmful effect on producers in market-based […]

Novelis Reports Negligible Impact From Trump Aluminium Tariffs

Atlanta’s rolled and recycled aluminium firm Novelis Inc. has seen few short-term negative effects of the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on aluminium, according to company execs. However, the firm still plans to petition the government for exclusions on certain cross-border aluminium shipments. Company execs told local media in upstate New York that the biggest impact […]