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    Six Companies Convicted of Evading Duties on Imported Chinese Aluminum

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reported that a federal jury has found six corporate entities guilty of attempting to defraud the U.S. via a wire-and-customs fraud scheme. The fraud was said to have been designed to avoid paying $1.8 billion in anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed in 2011 on certain types of extruded aluminum […]

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    Advocating for Fair Trade – Growing Momentum

    Aluminum extruders from around the world have formed an alliance designed to promote and defend fair trade practices.  The International Fair Trade Alliance (IFTA) is a non-profit organization created to bring together aluminum extrusion manufacturers and suppliers from across the globe for the purpose of promoting free and fair trade.  The Alliance, which began forming […]

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    AEC Applauds DOJ Rulling – Defending Fair Trade for U.S. Extrusions

    On November 14, 2013, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Ohio-based Basco Manufacturing Co. (Basco) agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve allegations that the company violated the False Claims Act by submitting false customs declarations to avoid paying duties on aluminum extrusions from China, which at the time were subject to combined antidumping […]