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“Sucking Sound” Of Loss Of Aluminium Smelting Capacity The Result Of Beijing Subsidies: Alcoa CEO Harvey

“Sucking Sound” Of Loss Of Aluminium Smelting Capacity The Result Of Beijing Subsidies: Alcoa CEO Harvey

Monstrous subsidies from Beijing is contributing to the continued bloat of aluminium production in the People’s Republic of China according to Alcoa Corporation’s CEO Roy Harvey, and he’s working to muster support from government officials around the globe to help put a...

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US And Norwegian Governments Apply For WTO Dispute Resolution Panel For Section 232 Aluminium And Steel Tariffs

The United States government has filed a request with the World Trade Organization to include a dispute resolution panel in negotiations with the several other governments that have filed complaints with the organization over the Trump Administration’s blanket aluminium and steel tariffs. According to U.S. trade officials, the request was made on Thursday in connection […]

Turkey Queues Up Complaint Against Trump’s Doubled Aluminium Tariffs At WTO

The Turkish government said last week that it will challenge the doubling of aluminium and steel tariffs on shipments from its producers at the World Trade Organization. Turkey’s trade minister Ruhsar Pekcan revealed in comments in Ankara last week that the government has already sent the ball rolling with the global trade body. “Turkey has […]

While Defending Trump Aluminium Tariffs, Washington Initiates Quintet Of Complaints To Retaliatory Tariffs At WTO

The fallout from the Trump administration’s blanket tariffs on steel and aluminium continued on Monday with the United States government’s filing of a slew of World Trade Organization dispute actions against governments who have levied retaliatory tariffs against American exports. United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement on Monday that Washington, D.C. […]