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Aluminum Association Calls Upon Trump Administration To Partner With China On Overcapacity

Aluminum Association Calls Upon Trump Administration To Partner With China On Overcapacity

North American aluminium producers trade group the Aluminum Association released an open letter to the Trump administration yesterday petitioning the White House to address the continuing overcapacity problem with the government of the People’s Republic of China in talks later this week....

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Brazil Continues Talks for Permanent Exemption to Trump Aluminium Tariff

Brazilian president Michel Temer said earlier this week that talks with representatives of the United States government regarding exemptions for his country’s aluminium and steel producers are currently underway. Temer noted to local press on Tuesday that the two countries had strong economic incentives to find an agreement, pointing out the US$51 billion in bilateral […]

Trudeau Promises Canada Won’t Be “Pushed Around” On Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The 44th G7 summit ended on a sour note on Saturday, as the Canadian Prime Minister told the assembled media that his country’s government is not likely to take the Trump administration’s tariffs on aluminium sitting down. Speaking in the context of the tedious negotiations with the White House over the North American Free Trade […]

South African Government Will Continue to Pursue Aluminium Tariff Exemption

The government of the Republic of South Africa will continue to appeal to the administration of United States President Donald Trump for an exception to the blanket 10-percent tariffs enacted upon all aluminium imports earlier this year. South Africa’s Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane said as much on Thursday when speaking to domestic media on […]

Situation At Aughinish Alumina “Critical”: Irish Business Minister Humphreys

Ireland’s Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys characterized the tenuous situation at Aughinish Alumina as “critical” while in Washington, D.C. to meet with various officials of the Trump administration in an effort at resolving the situation between it and Aughinish’s parent company Rusal. Though she praised the decision made late last month to […]