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UFLPA Enforcement Targets Aluminum Products
Reports suggest that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has taken recent actions against imports of aluminum from the Xinjiang region, although the import volumes affected are likely to be small.
EU Anti-Dumping Duties on Chinese Wheels Extended
Last week, the European Commission issued a decision extending anti-dumping measures on aluminum road wheels from China. As part of its normal value calculation in the decision, the Commission looked at the role of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in company management.
WTO Panel Finds U.S. Steel/Aluminum Tariffs Violate Trade Rules in Complaint by China/Others
On Friday, a WTO panel issued its findings in respect of complaints brought by China and three other governments against the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, and continued by the Biden administration, on imports of certain imported steel and aluminum, on the basis of "security" concerns. The panel found
Report Suggests U.S./EU Considering Steel/Aluminum Tariffs on China, Others
A report from yesterday indicates that the Biden administration is pressing the European Union to agree to a plan that would impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, from China and elsewhere, if it has high carbon emissions and constitutes "non-market" production leading to overcapacity. Such a plan, which
California Companies Ordered to Pay Almost $2 Billion on Sham Sales of Chinese Aluminum in the United States
Six California companies were ordered by a U.S. District Court Judge to pay $1.83 billion in restitution because of a scheme to conduct sham sales designed to avoid customs duties and inflate the value a Chinese company.
EU Anti-Dumping Decision on Aluminum Discusses Role of CCP in Company Management
The European Commission has adopted [https://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=2310] definitive anti-dumping measures on imports of flat-rolled aluminum products from China, but suspended their application temporarily for 9 months. The level of the anti-dumping duties ranges from 14.3% to 24.6%. One interesting
UK Trade Remedies Authority Initiates AD Case on Aluminium Extrusions from China
On June 21, the newly created UK Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) initiated its first case in response to an application from the domestic industry, against aluminium extrusions from China. As the TRA explained in a press release [https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tra-opens-first-case-in-response-to-application-from-uk-industry] : "Aluminium extrusions are commonly used in