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Trump Signs Order Aimed At Increasing Domestic Aluminium Use In Federal Infrastructure Projects

Trump Signs Order Aimed At Increasing Domestic Aluminium Use In Federal Infrastructure Projects

In an effort at bolstering the amount of domestic aluminium and other raw materials, United States President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to encourage their use in American infrastructure products. On Thursday, Trump issued the order “Strengthening Buy American...

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Aluminum Association Calls Upon Trump Administration To Drop Section 232 Tariffs At NAFTA Negotiating Table

North American trade group the Aluminum Association published an open letter to the Trump administration on Monday calling on U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to use the occasion of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations to press for quota-free exemptions on aluminium imports from Canada and Mexico. The letter, penned by Aluminum Association […]

Trump Adminstration Aluminium Tariffs Still Leave U.S. Capacity Short: Vedanta Official

The Trump administration’s actions on aluminium tariffs and sanctions on Rusal notwithstanding, the United States aluminium sector continues to be structurally stunted. So said Vedanta’s chief sales and marketing officer Jean-Baptiste Lucas in an interview with Metal Bulletin last week. Lucas continued by noting that the moves have made imports of the metal significantly more […]

Trump Administration Loosens Aluminium And Steel Quotas For Three Countries

United States President Donald Trump issued orders to relax the steel and aluminium quotas placed upon certain countries on Wednesday according to the U.S. Commerce Department. The Commerce Department’s release explained that its head, Secretary Wilbur Ross, has been granted the power to relax quotas on aluminium from Argentina and on steel from the Republic […]