Aluminum Association Statement on Congressional Aluminum Caucus Briefing with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

ARLINGTON, VA -- Heidi Brock, president & CEO of the Aluminum Association, issued the following statement today following the Congressional Aluminum Caucus briefing with Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Aluminum Association Responds to Section 232 Aluminum Tariff Exemption Extension

The Aluminum Association views the decision to extend the tariff exemption deadline for our vital trading partners beyond May 1st as a positive first step. But clearly more must be done to provide certainty to the market. 

ITC Final Determination a Win For U.S. Foil Producers and Rules-Based Trade

Aluminum Association Applauds Decision Finding Unfairly-Traded Chinese Foil Imports Harm Domestic Industry 

Aluminum Association Calls for Trading Partner Exemptions and Negotiations on Chinese Overcapacity in Wake of Tariff Decision

ALRINGTON, VA -- The Aluminum Association today responded to the president’s announcement of a 10 percent tariff on aluminum entering the United States. The association was pleased that the decision excluded vital NAFTA countries Canada and Mexico and urges the administration to exempt other key trading partners that share our concerns about chronic Chinese aluminum overcapacity. A more targeted approach on tariffs will also protect vital supply chains for the 97 percent of U.S. aluminum workers in mid and downstream manufacturing processes.

Aluminum Association: Across-the-Board Tariffs A Missed Opportunity on Industry Trade Challenges

In a letter to President Donald J. Trump, Aluminum Association President & CEO Heidi Brock expressed concerns about the president’s recent announcement of a global tariff on aluminum products imported into the United States. 

Aluminum Association Statement on Section 232 Announcement

The Aluminum Association today released a statement on the White House's Section 232 announcement.

"We appreciate the President’s commitment to strengthening the U.S. aluminum industry. We look forward to working with the President on implementation and to creating a more level playing field."

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Auto Suppliers, Emission Control Companies Want Consistent MPG & Emission Rules

Major U.S. employers want to prevent market uncertainty that discourages research and investment, and risks U.S. market leadership in clean transportation

Aluminum Association Responds to Section 232 Report Release

ARLINGTON, VA -- The Aluminum Association is reviewing the Commerce Department’s recently released Section 232 reports on the national security implications of imported aluminum. The association believes that any remedial actions taken by the president in connection with the Commerce Department’s report should embrace the following principles:

1.Specifically address Chinese overcapacity and its effects, while avoiding unintended consequences for U.S. production and jobs.

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