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Aluminium Stakeholders Weigh In After Commerce Department’s Public Release of Section 232 Investigation Report

Aluminium Stakeholders Weigh In After Commerce Department’s Public Release of Section 232 Investigation Report

U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross released the department’s report on steel and aluminium imports investigated during the recent Section 232 national security investigation yesterday, in which the Department recommends a mix of tariffs and quotas on aluminium products entering from...


Aluminum Association Calls Upon Trump to Level Playing Field with China

North American aluminium industry trade group the Aluminum Association reacted to news that the long-awaited results of the United States Commerce Department’s Section 232 investigation into the national security implications of the current state of aluminium imports were delivered to the desk of President Donald Trump. Speaking for the Association, its President and CEO Heidi […]

U.S. Government Panel Gives Green Light to Investigation Into Chinese Aluminium Alloy Sheet Imports

The United States government dealt another blow to Chinese aluminium exporters on Friday when the U.S. International Trade Commission released an initial finding that imported aluminium alloy sheet do, in fact, work a material harm upon domestic producers. The finding released yesterday estimated that anti-dumping duties levied against such importers will fall in a range […]

Century and UAW Appeal to Trump for Decisive Action Upon Section 232 Aluminium Investigation’s Completion

Leaders from Century Aluminum and United Steelworkers added their voices to a growing chorus of industry and political leaders urging United States President Donald Trump to use the soon-to-be-released findings from the Commerce Department’s Section 232 national security investigation into alleged illegal dumping of aluminium into the U.S. market by producers from the People’s Republic […]

AEC Petitions U.S. Commerce Department for Relief From Chinese Aluminium Extrusions Allegedly Shipped Through Vietnam

The new year is likely not to be one of respite for controversial aluminium extruder China Zhongwang, as the Aluminum Extruders Council filed a new circumvention petition with the United States Department of Commerce against the firm and its affiliates. The petition, which was filed by the AEC’s Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee (AEFTC), alleges […]

U.S. Aluminium Execs Take Case Against Chinese Imports to Capitol Hill

A team of executives from several United States aluminium firms testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) last week to add their voices to the growing chorus calling for the body to recognize the significant and ongoing injury they say is being inflicted upon them by common alloy aluminum sheet imported from the People’s […]