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."


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.

Aluminum Industry Testifies on Final Phase of Aluminum Foil Imports Investigation at U.S. International Trade Commission Hearing

Final USITC hearing on antidumping and countervailing duty investigations on aluminum foil imports from China

ARLINGTON, VA -- Aluminum Association President and CEO Heidi Brock, along with industry leaders, testified today before the U.S. International Trade Commission on the antidumping and countervailing duties investigation on Chinese aluminum foil imports on Thursday.

Aluminum Industry Representatives Testify Before U.S. International Trade Commission on Injury Caused by Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet Imports from China

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Aluminum industry leaders testified today before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in support of a determination that imports of common alloy aluminum sheet from China injure or threaten to injure U.S. producers.  Representatives from Aleris Corporation; Arconic, Inc.; Constellium; Jupiter Aluminum; JW Aluminum Company; and Novelis Corporation testified concerning the injury caused to their companies as a result of a surge in low-priced, unfairly traded imports of common alloy sheet from China.

The Aluminum Association Applauds Commerce Department’s Self-Initiation of Unfair Trade Cases On Imports Of Common Alloy Sheet From China

ARLINGTON, VA – The Aluminum Association applauds the United States Department of Commerce’s decision today to self-initiate antidumping and countervailing duty investigations on imports of common alloy sheet from the People’s Republic of China. 

The Commerce Department will now conduct investigations of whether imports of common alloy sheet from China are being sold in the United States at unfairly low prices, as well as whether Chinese producers of common alloy sheet are receiving actionable subsidies from the Government of China.