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AEC Announces Board of Directors Election Results

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) announced the annual election of officers at its 72nd Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference in March, which was held virtually. The following officers were elected to new terms on the executive committee:  Brook Massey, president of Florida-based … Continue reading

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Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Reinstated on Brazil and Argentina

President Trump announced Monday morning that tariffs would immediately be restored on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina in response to the countries devaluing their currencies. Both Brazil and Argentina were exempt from the original Section 232 tariffs imposed … Continue reading

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Chinese Aluminum Company and Billionaire Indicted in Anti-Dumping Case

A federal grand jury indictment alleges that China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd., its former president and Chinese billionaire Zhongtian Liu and several co-defendants, including affiliate company Perfectus Aluminum, lied to U.S. Customs and Border Protection to avoid paying $1.8 billion in … Continue reading

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U.S. Deal with Canada and Mexico Lifts Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

A week after it announced an increase on Chinese tariffs, the U.S. made some progression toward an amended North American Free Trade Agreement, lifting steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. Industry associations have applauded the deal, which they … Continue reading

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U.S. Determines Chinese Aluminum Extrusion Companies Evaded AD/CVD Orders

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has concluded its Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA) investigation into Sun Bright International Corp. and Fair Importing Corp. CBP’s investigation, which began in February 2018, determined that the Chinese companies evaded antidumping (AD) and … Continue reading

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