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Changes to Aluminum Tracking Codes Will Help Address Product Misclassification, Transshipment, Duty Evasion

The Aluminum Association was recently successful in advocating for more than 40 changes to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes for aluminum imports, in a process that is led by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC).

 

Aluminum Association Introduces First-Ever Material Designation System for 3D Printing

“Purple Sheets” Will Define Chemical Designation for Aluminum Powder Used in Fast-Growing Additive Manufacturing Segment

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

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 Grows with New Member Companies

Almexa Alumino, Emirates Global Aluminium, Linde LLC and Material Sciences Corporation Grow the Association’s Membership

Automotive Aluminum Recycling Rate Higher Than 90 percent, New Study Confirms

(DETROIT) — New research from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling confirms an overall recycling rate of 91 percent for automotive aluminum. The peer-reviewed study, funded by the Aluminum Association, examines how much aluminum used in the United States’ light-duty automotive sector is recovered and recycled from vehicles at end of life. This new study supports findings from earlier third-party government and auto industry reports to confirm aluminum is the most sustainable choice for the environment.

Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement Applauds U.S. Government’s Principled Stand on Chinese Market Economy Status

Washington, DC, - The Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement, a coalition representing more than one million workers in the aluminum, steel, chemical, textile and other manufacturing industries, supports the U.S. government in its contention that China continues to operate as a non-market economy.  According to multiple news reports, U.S. trade officials stated during a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting that China will not be automatically granted market economy status (MES) later this year.

Aluminum Association Releases Statement on Dupré Analytics Report

The Aluminum Association is concerned about any allegations of deliberate misclassification of metal to avoid relevant export duties

Aluminum Industry Demand Grows 5% in 2014

http://www.aluminum.org/industries/processing/extrusionsThe North American aluminum industry saw impressive growth in 2014, with a 5 percent year-over-year increase in demand. This according to preliminary data released in the Aluminum Association’s monthly “Situation Report.” The estimated 25.5 billion pounds of aluminum shipped by North American producers and fabricators last year is the largest shipment total for the industry since 2006.

 

 

 

 

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