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Aluminum Association Urges Biden Administration To Continue Protecting Domestic Producers Against Unfair Competition From Abroad

Aluminum Association Urges Biden Administration To Continue Protecting Domestic Producers Against Unfair Competition From Abroad

Aluminium sector trade group Aluminum Association released a new policy brief last week that it says the United States government must implement in order to ensure that the American aluminium industry remains competitive with global producers. The brief, entitled “A Trade Policy...

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Section 232 Tariffs Necessary To Stem Tide Of “Unprecedented Surge” Of Canadian Aluminium: Century CEO Bless

American aluminium maker Century Aluminum’s president and chief executive officer Michael Bless went on record Thursday in support of United States president Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel on imports of the same from Canada. Citing a 95-percent increase in imports of unalloyed primary aluminium from the dominion in […]

USW Says Rumored Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Aluminium Makes “Mockery” Of USMCA

One of the biggest metalworkers’ unions on the North American continent said late last week that the rumored imposition of tariffs on Canadian aluminium exports to the United States would make a “mockery” of the principles underlying the pending United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement while failing to address the true source of the aluminium sector’s woes. In […]

Aluminum Association Calls On Trump Administration To Continue Section 232 Exemptions For Mexico And Canada

The Aluminum Association published an open letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser on Thursday seeking to convince the Trump Administration to continue excepting North American producers from Section 232 aluminium tariffs. The letter, which was signed by more than a dozen CEOs and other executive officers from companies all along the aluminium value chain, […]

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 comments before a Senate hearing on Wednesday, the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer […]