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Beijing Condemns “Discriminatory” Methods That Led to U.S. Imposition of Anti-Dumping Duties on Aluminium Foil

Beijing Condemns “Discriminatory” Methods That Led to U.S. Imposition of Anti-Dumping Duties on Aluminium Foil

Reaction from the People’s Republic of China to the United States Commerce Department’s imposition of anti-dumping duties of up to 162 percent on Chinese aluminium foil was swift and adamant, with the Chinese government stating it was “strongly dissatisfied” with the decision....

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Senator Schumer Calls for Prompt Action on Aluminium Imports from Trump Administration

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) published an open letter to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday, urging the executive branch to come to a timely resolution for the overcapacity of aluminium drowning the domestic aluminium industry. Citing the national security concerns raised […]

Chinese Trade Official Counsels “Prudence” in U.S. Aluminium Foil Action

Objecting to a recent ruling by the United States government that aluminium foil imported from the People’s Republic of China unfairly benefits from sizable state subsidies, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) urged caution on the issue. Wang Hejun, director of the Trade Relief Investigation Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce, addressed the issue yesterday, […]

U.S. Commerce Department Finds Chinese 5050 Aluminium Alloy Subject to Anti-Dumping Duties

The United States Department of Commerce issued its final determination in the investigation into alleged anti-dumping duty circumvention by major aluminium extruders from the People’s Republic of China on Friday, holding that the heat-treated 5050-grade aluminium alloy in question is subject to the duty “regardless of producer, exporter, or importer.” The investigation, which was launched […]

U.S. Aluminium Firms Ask Commerce Department for Tariffs on Chinese Imports

Withering criticisms of China’s aluminium sector filled the air during the long-awaited Section 232 hearings on Thursday, but representatives from the Middle Kingdom were determined not to go down without a verbal fight. The skirmish, conducted by the United States Commerce Department as part of an investigation ordered by President Donald Trump, was attended by […]