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U.S. Commerce Department Assesses Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Wire Producers From China Of Up To 63.47 Percent

U.S. Commerce Department Assesses Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Wire Producers From China Of Up To 63.47 Percent

Acting on a petition by two domestic wire makers, the United States Commerce Department yesterday announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation on imported aluminium and wire from producers in the People’s Republic of China, noting that Chinese...

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Trump Administration Issues Sanctions Against Iran Aluminium Exports

In response to Iran’s announcement that it will ease self-imposed restrictions on its nuclear weapons program, the Trump Administration on Wednesday announced a new round of sanctions on the Persian state that were designed to hamper revenue it derives from exports of aluminium and other industrial metals. Citing a Clinton-era executive order and pointing to […]

Mexico’s Government Says Ratification Of USMCA Contingent Upon End To Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

Echoing the United States’ northern neighbors, officials from the Mexican government confirmed over the weekend the position that ratification of NAFTA’s successor hinges in large part upon the Trump Administration lifting the Section 232 tariffs on imported steel and aluminium. While renegotiating the trade deals in which the United States government is a party was […]

Trump And Trudeau Discuss Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs, But To No Avail

Though the United States and Canadian heads of government spoke on the subject of relief for Section 232 aluminium and steel tariffs last week, inside sources say the conversation was not fruitful. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office said on Friday that the P.M. spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump the day before, though the official […]

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 metric tons overseas last month, besting December’s revised total of 520 thousand metric […]