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EGA Extends Alumina Deal With Vinacomin Through 2023

EGA Extends Alumina Deal With Vinacomin Through 2023

Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC (EGA) announced yesterday the signing of a new three-year deal with Vietnam’s Vinacomin for the supply of alumina to EGA’s smelters. The new agreement extends a contract between the two firms that was initially begun toward the end...

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 abroad, including from the People’s Republic of China. The reports, which were delivered […]

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 […]

Australia Passes on Imposing Countervailing Duty on Aluminium Extrusions from Vietnam

The Australian government has chosen not to impose a countervailing duty on aluminium extrusions shipped from Vietnam according to an announcement made by the Viet Nam Competition Authority (VCA) on Tuesday. According to the VCA, the Australia Anti-Dumping Commission (ADC) made the determination after a brief investigation into allegations of dumping leveled at Malaysian and […]

Japanese Aluminium Can Firm Showa Aluminium Expanding Operations in Vietnam

Japan’s Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC) announced yesterday that it will begin producing sleek cans in Vietnam later this month. According to the press release, SAC and its parent company Showa Denko (SDK) jointly obtained a 91.75% share in Vietnamese aluminium can producer Hanacans Joint Stock Company (Hanacans) in the spring of 2014. Upon becoming […]