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Banks File Motion for Summary Judgment in Aluminum Price Manipulation Case

Banks and aluminum warehouses accused of intentionally inflating prices in the primary aluminum market have submitted a memorandum in support of their motion for summary judgment against all “umbrella” claims made by the plaintiffs. They were accused by first level … Continue reading

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President Forgoes U.S.-Mexico Border Closing

After rattling some government officials and industry associations with the threat of closing the U.S.-Mexico border, the administration backed off of that suggestion last week, instead relying on Mexican officials to take corrective measures. Many see the decision to keep … Continue reading

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Canadian Tariffs Hit U.S. Fenestration Industry

As expected, Canada slapped retaliatory tariffs on U.S.-produced steel and aluminum and a host of other products on July 1, including a 10-percent surcharge on aluminum doors, door thresholds and windows. The tariffs will add 25 percent to the cost … Continue reading

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AEC: U.S. Faces Possible Aluminum Shortage Due to Russian Sanctions, Tariffs

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) is calling on Washington, D.C., to exclude from tariffs all countries from which the domestic extrusion industry can import primary aluminum until the administration can guarantee a sufficient domestic supply. The AEC cites a disruption … Continue reading

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Perfectus Accused of Aluminum Dumping by DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a complaint against a California company, alleging that it avoided paying $1.5 billion in tariffs by passing off illegally imported aluminum extrusions as finished products. The complaint, filed September 14, alleges that Zhongtian … Continue reading

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