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Trump Administration To Remain Unwavering on Tariffs on Chinese Aluminium: Treasury Sec’y Mnuchin

Trump Administration To Remain Unwavering on Tariffs on Chinese Aluminium: Treasury Sec’y Mnuchin

Though the Trump White House announced earlier that tariffs on other goods emanating from the country, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin revealed that tariffs upon aluminium and steel will continue unabated. Mnuchin assured members of the Senate Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee of...


European Commission Readies Retaliatory Tariffs if No Deal on Aluminium Duties is Reached

With the threat of the lapse of the European Union’s temporary exemption from the Trump administration’s blanket 10-percent tariffs looming, the European Commission released a laundry list of products upon which it intends to levy retaliatory sanctions should a long-term exemption not be granted. The Commission released the list on Friday, which includes tariffs of […]

Chalco to Ship Up To 50,000 Tonnes of Alumina Overseas By Month’s End: Lu Dongliang

A rise in alumina prices over the past several months thanks to United States sanctions of Rusal and outages at Alunorte has prompted Aluminum Corp of China Ltd (Chalco) to take the unusual step of selling the aluminium precursor to buyers abroad. “We ourselves have 30,000-50,000 tonnes (of alumina exports this month),” revealed Chalco’s president […]

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 […]