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

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...


Beijing Says U.S. Aluminium Alloy Sheet Investigation Risks Trade War

Less than a week after the announcement of an investigation into allegations of dumping by the United States government, the People’s Republic of China shot back a verbal retort, accusing the U.S. government of impeding fair trade by its actions. In a commentary piece published Monday in the state-run Xinhua News Agency, Beijing opined that […]

U.S. Commerce Department Self-Initiates Investigation Into Common Alloy Aluminium Sheet from China

The United States Department of Commerce surprised the aluminium industry Tuesday when it announced a self-initiated antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of common alloy aluminum sheet imported into the country from the People’s Republic of China. The move, which is the first self-initiated investigation by the Department in over 25 […]

China Appeals to WTO for Help in Negotiating Aluminium Foil Row with United States

In a response to the anti-dumping duties imposed by the United States government on imports of aluminium foil from the People’s Republic of China, China’s Ministry of Commerce approached the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday in an effort at enlisting the trade organization’s aid. According to announcements from the Ministry of Commerce, representatives submitted […]

China Zhongwang’s Q3 Profits Reach Highest Level in Half a Decade

Controversial aluminium extruder China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd reported third-quarter results yesterday. Lower sales volumes notwithstanding, the firm posted the best bottom line in the quarter in several years. China Zhongwang reported third-quarter net income of CNY1.08 billion, a year-on-year increase from last year’s third-quarter net income of CNY1.07 billion. That result was the highest quarterly […]