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

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...

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Trump Administration Doubles Tariff On Turkish Aluminium To 20 Percent

United States President Donald Trump doubled import duties on aluminium and steel imported from NATO ally Turkey on Friday. With tariffs on Turkish aluminium now at 20 percent, the metal has become a tool that the Trump administration has chosen to employ to punish the Turkish government over a raft of ongoing and unresolved diplomatic […]

Citing U.S. Sanctions, Rusal To Close Nadvoitsky Smelter

Embattled Russian Federation aluminium giant U.C. Rusal says sanctions placed upon it by the Trump administration has forced it to end production at a smelter in northwest Russia. Rusal has started ramping down production at its Nadvoitsky plant in Karelia, citing the twin body blows of Section 232 aluminium tariffs and the sanctions levied upon […]

Alcoa Seeks Tariff Reprieve From Trump Administration For Specialty Aluminium

Iconic American aluminium producer Alcoa Corporation has approached the Trump administration to obtain from relief from the Section 232 aluminium tariffs that were levied upon all imports earlier this year, saying that they are now suffering from the measure enacted specifically for their benefit. The firm filed a quintet of requests for waivers with the […]

Trump Tariffs Lead To Aluminium Can Shortages For Canadian Microbreweries

The war of tariffs kicked off by the Trump administration’s imposition of aluminium and steel duties earlier this year has put the squeeze on Canadian microbreweries, leading some to cut production for lack of aluminium beer cans. Coverage on Tuesday by Reuters noted that, despite the dominion’s significant aluminium beverage can production, Canada also relies […]