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USITC Votes Unanimously In Favor of Duties on Imported Chinese Aluminium Foil

USITC Votes Unanimously In Favor of Duties on Imported Chinese Aluminium Foil

The United States government fired another shot across the bow of the People’s Republic of China’s ship of state on Thursday when the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) voted unanimously in the affirmative for the proposition that imports of Chinese aluminium...

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China Vows Retaliation if United States’ Response to Section 232 Aluminium Investigation Includes Tariffs

Describing the findings of the United States Commerce Department’s Section 232 investigation into aluminium and steel imports as “groundless” and inconsistent with the facts, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) aimed withering criticism on Saturday at the report and its conclusions. The MOC’s chief of trade remedy and investigation bureau Wang Hejun is cited in state-run […]

Beijing Counsels Trump Administration Against Aluminium Sanctions in Response to Section 232 Findings

Representatives of the government of the People’s Republic of China responded to United States President Donald Trump’s comments earlier this week regarding possible trade sanctions levied upon imported aluminium and steel, saying on Wednesday that negotiating a solution is the better option. Pointing out that the trading relationship between the two economic juggernauts is “mutually […]

White House Confirms Receipt of U.S. Commerce Department’s Section 232 Investigation Into Imported Aluminium

Both the United States Commerce Department and the White House confirm that the long-awaited results of Commerce’s Section 232 investigation into the national security implications of aluminium imports from, among others, the People’s Republic of China have been delivered to the desk of U.S. President Donald Trump. According to White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters, the […]

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 […]