ARLINGTON, VA -- Heidi Brock, President & CEO of the Aluminum Association, commented on the Trump administration’s launch of a 232 investigation to determine the effects of aluminum imports on U.S. national security.
Arlington, VA – The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) today made a unanimous preliminary determination that unfairly-traded imports of certain aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China are causing injury to U.S. producers. The preliminary injury determination means that the antidumping and countervailing duty cases against imports from China will proceed.
ARLINGTON, VA -- The Aluminum Association released a joint letter along with the Aluminium Association of Canada and European Aluminium in advance of the upcoming G-20 summit calling for the creation of a Global Forum to address global aluminum overcapacity. This is the first time that a global coalition of aluminum producers have called for such an effort to address Chinese overcapacity in the marketplace.
ARLINGTON, VA -- The Aluminum Association’s Trade Enforcement Working Group today 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 industry’s broad trade strategy to address Chinese overcapacity throughout the value chain.
Garney Scott, President & CEO of Scepter, Inc. and Chairman of the Aluminum Association as well as Heidi Brock, President and CEO of the Aluminum Association, will testify at the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) public hearing on the Investigation on the Competitive Conditions Affecting the U.S. Aluminum Industry, scheduled for September 29 at 9:30 a.m. ET. Mr. Scott and Ms. Brock will call attention to the challenges posed to domestic aluminum producers by overcapacity in China and encourage the USITC to engage on the issue through its investigation.
The Aluminum Association expressed appreciation for the United States and Chinese Governments’ joint commitment to address aluminum overcapacity during their bilateral meeting on the margins of the recent G-20 meeting in Hangzhou, China.
ARLINGTON, VA – The Aluminum Association appreciates the United States and Chinese Governments’ commitment to open trade and investment, and the recognition of the negative impact of overcapacity and market-distorting subsidies. We look forward to continuing to work with the U.S. and Chinese Governments to address the current challenges in the aluminum industry.