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AEC Asks Commerce To “Pause And Reevaluate” Its Decision On New Section 232 Exclusion Process

AEC Asks Commerce To “Pause And Reevaluate” Its Decision On New Section 232 Exclusion Process

American aluminium trade group The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) released a statement on Monday calling upon the United States Department of Commerce to “pause and reevaluate” its use of measures to create broad exclusions from the Trump-era Section 232 aluminium tariffs. In...

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Aluminum Association Lauds United States Commerce Department’s Request For Imported Aluminium Tracking System

The Aluminum Association lauded the decision earlier this week by the United States Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) “to develop new system to track imports of aluminum products and provide an early warning system for import surges.” The Department’s request was incorporated in the just-released Congressional budget estimate for the coming fiscal year. According […]

U.S. Commerce Department Grants Tariff Waiver For Specialty Japanese Aluminium

A request from California electric automaker Tesla Inc to the U.S. Commerce Department to waive 10-percent tariffs on imported aluminium from Japan was approved earlier this month, allowing the company to continue using the metal for battery cells at the Gigafactory in Nevada. According to documents posted two months ago, the Commerce Department acted upon […]

U.S. Commerce Department Debuts New Web Portal For Section 232 Exclusion Requests

The United States Commerce Department yesterday launched an online portal for receiving product-specific exclusion requests for aluminium and steel products currently subject to the Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs. The site, dubbed “Section 232 Exclusion Portal,” will supersede the Department’s site at regulations.gov for receiving request, objections, rebuttals, and other motions relevant to the aluminium […]

U.S. Commerce Department Assesses Antidumping Duties On Aluminium Wire Producers From China Of Up To 63.47 Percent

Acting on a petition by two domestic wire makers, the United States Commerce Department yesterday announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation on imported aluminium and wire from producers in the People’s Republic of China, noting that Chinese importers dumped such products on American markets at margins of between 58.51 to […]