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    USITC Affirms Extension on Relief from Imports of Extrusions from China

    On October 3, 2022, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) unanimously decided to extend the domestic industry’s hard-won relief from dumped and subsidized imports of aluminum extrusions from China. The USITC made its recent decision under a required five-year “sunset review” covering extrusions. In such reviews, the Commission determines whether or not the termination of anti-dumping (AD) […]

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    AEC Testifies U.S. Aluminum Extruders Disadvantaged by Exclusion Process

    Last week, the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) provided testimony in the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) hearing regarding the economic impact of Section 232 and Section 301 Tariffs on U.S. industries. AEC president Jeff Henderson spoke on behalf of the nearly 60 domestic AEC aluminum extrusion member companies that currently operate hundreds of extrusion presses […]

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    USITC Makes Unanimous Decision: Imports of Aluminum Foil From Five Countries Injured U.S. Producers

    The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced a unanimous determination that unfairly-traded imports of aluminum foil from five countries have materially injured U.S. producers.  As a result, the U.S. Department of Commerce will publish unfair trade orders on imports of aluminum foil from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey. In 2019, the value of U.S. […]

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    USITC Decision on Unfairly Traded Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet Imports From China

    The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) reached a unanimous determination that U.S. producers have been materially injured by unfairly-traded imports of common alloy aluminum sheet from the People’s Republic of China. As a result, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) will issue unfair trade orders on imports of common alloy aluminum sheet from China in […]

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    U.S. Industry Representatives Discuss the Effects of Section 232 Tariffs and USMCA

    During a Capitol Hill Briefing in Washington D.C. on November 27th, representatives from the Aluminum Association, manufacturers, farmers, and end customers addressed the the U.S. International Trade Commission on how the Section 232 tariffs on aluminum and steel have impacted the U.S. industry and urging the commission to eliminate or provide exemptions for these tariffs through the U.S.-Mexico-Canada […]

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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 […]

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    U.S. Aluminum Industry Files Anti-Dumping Action Against China

    The Aluminum Association’s Trade Enforcement Working Group filed antidumping and countervailing duty petitions charging that unfairly traded imports of certain aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China are causing material injury to the domestic industry. This action is part of the U.S. aluminum industry’s broad trade strategy to address Chinese overcapacity throughout the value chain. […]

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    Aluminum Association Applauds Investigation on Global Aluminum Production

    The Aluminum Association has applauded the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) for beginning its 332 investigation into the global aluminum industry and the competitiveness of U.S. producers. The federal trade agency announced it has officially launched its investigation, “Aluminum: Competitive Conditions Affecting the U.S. Industry.” For U.S. producers, overcapacity, particularly in China, is of paramount concern […]