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    China Certifies Second Batch of Nonferrous Scrap Metal Importers

    The China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CMRA), based in Beijing, China, released a list of 26 foreign companies that have been approved by the government of China to import aluminum and copper scrap into the country. This is the second batch of approved suppliers that has been issued since China banned imports of solid waste […]

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    Novelis Affirms Commitment to Automotive

    Novelis, Inc. has been supplying the automotive industry for more than 40 years, with its aluminum sheet products being featured in more than 225 different vehicle models, such as the Nissan Rogue, Jaguar I-Pace, and Jeep Wrangler, among others.  The company supports the automotive market through the development of closed-loop recycling programs and innovative development […]

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    Museum In China Uses Thousands of Aluminum Panels in its Copper Colored Façade

    The Tianjin Science and Technology Museum (TSTM), located in the Binhai Cultural Center in Tianjin China, is covered with thousands of perforated aluminum panels studded with oculi for interior lighting effects. The museum, which was completed in Fall 2019, exhibits artifacts from Tianjin’s heavy industrial past — as well as displays of large-scale contemporary technology, […]

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    U.S. DOC Makes Final Affirmative Determinations in Trade Investigation on Aluminum Foil from China

    The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China. The DOC determined that imports of certain aluminum foil from China are being sold at less than fair value (or “dumped”) in the U.S. […]

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    The U.S. Formally Opposes China’s Market Economy Status

    The U.S. formerly told the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it opposes granting market economy status (MES) to the People’s Republic of China. This view has been submitted in support of the the European Union (EU), which has also argued that China is a non-market economy in WTO litigation. “We are concerned that China’s economic liberalization seems […]

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    U.S. DOC Self-Initiates Investigations on Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From China

    The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) decided to self-initiate an antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigation on imports of common alloy sheet from the People’s Republic of China. This is unusual, as such cases are generally started based on petitions filed by U.S. companies alleging that dumped or unfairly subsidized goods are being […]

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    U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Countervailing Duty Determination on Aluminum Foil from China

    The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) made a preliminary determination that imports of certain aluminum foil from China are benefitting from unfair government subsidies.  As a result, the agency will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to require U.S. importers of aluminum foil from China to collect estimated countervailing duties at the time of importation. The […]

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    Section 232 Investigation: AEC Calls for No Tariffs on Primary Aluminum

    The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) testified at the public hearing of the Section 232 Investigation on the Effects of Imports of Aluminum on U.S. National Security held by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The council said it is encouraged by the recognition of the importance of the domestic aluminum industry and its key role in the nation’s defense and critical […]

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    USITC Extends Trade Orders on Imports of Aluminum Extrusions from China

    Under the the five-year (sunset) review process, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined that revoking the existing antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain aluminum extrusions from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. Therefore, the Commission elected to keep current trade orders […]