Metals and Mining Aluminum Producers

  • LONDON, Jan 16- The gloves have just come off in the simmering dispute between the United States and China about that country's rising exports of aluminum. The United States last week launched a formal complaint at the World Trade Organization, taking aim at China's "subsidies to certain producers of primary aluminum." Such subsidies, the United States claims,...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- The gloves have just come off in the simmering dispute between the United States and China about that country's rising exports of aluminium. The United States last week launched a formal complaint at the World Trade Organization, taking aim at China's "subsidies to certain producers of primary aluminum". Such subsidies, the United States claims,...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 16- Plans to provide government support to keep open a 30- year-old aluminium smelter in Australia owned by Alcoa have made "progress", parties involved in talks said on Monday without giving details. "Significant progress has been made over the weekend, with great demonstrations of good faith from all parties working to find a solution for the future...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 16- Plans to provide government support to keep open a 30- year-old aluminum smelter in Australia owned by Alcoa have made "progress," parties involved in talks said on Monday without giving details. "Significant progress has been made over the weekend, with great demonstrations of good faith from all parties working to find a solution for the future of...

  • The complaint, which seeks consultations with Beijing on the matter, is likely to add to rising trade tension between the world's two largest economies as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office next week with pledges to reduce U.S. trade deficits with China as a top priority. Trade Representative's office said the complaint says China's...

  • WASHINGTON— The Obama administration filed a trade complaint with the World Trade Organization on Thursday against China for allegedly "dumping" aluminum on the global market at artificially low prices. Trade Representative Michael Froman said China is using artificially cheap loans and illegal subsidies to undercut the global price of aluminum.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The Obama administration on Thursday launched a new complaint against Chinese aluminum subsidies at the World Trade Organization, accusing Beijing of artificially expanding its global market share through cheap state-directed loans and subsidized energy. The complaint, which seeks consultations with Beijing over the matter, likely...

  • USTR SAYS CHINESE SUBSIDIES HAVE PROMPTED LOWER GLOBAL PRIMARY ALUMINUM PRICES, U.S.

  • TRADE REPRESENTATIVE SAYS LAUNCHES NEW WTO TRADE COMPLAINT AGAINST CHINESE SUBSIDIES FOR PRIMARY ALUMINUM PRODUCTION, SEEKS CONSULTATIONS WITH BEIJING.

  • President of the United States, Barack Obama

    The Obama administration is expected to launch a complaint against Chinese aluminum subsidies with the World Trade Organization on Thursday, a person familiar with the matter said.

  • The complaint will likely add to rising trade tensions between the world's two largest economies as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office next week with pledges to reduce U.S. trade deficits with China as a top priority. China has rapidly expanded its aluminum production capacity in recent years and currently produces more than half the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 11- The Obama administration is expected to launch a complaint against Chinese aluminum subsidies with the World Trade Organization on Thursday, a person familiar with the matter said. The complaint will likely add to rising trade tensions between the world's two largest economies as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 22- Malaysia on Thursday extended a moratorium on bauxite mining by three months, from the start of 2017, to allow remaining stockpiles of the aluminum-making commodity to be cleared. "There's an indication that there is illegal mining going on, otherwise there would be no heap," Wan Junaidi told a press conference. Malaysia's largely...

  • MELBOURNE, Dec 5- Aluminium maker Alcoa Corp said on Monday it was assessing the impact of a power outage last week at its Portland smelter in Australia that forced it to halt a potline, adding that it was facing' substantial challenges'. The smelter was hit when a power interconnector between the states of Victoria and South Australia went down on Thursday,...

  • MELBOURNE, Dec 2- A blackout that forced Alcoa Corp to shut one of two potlines at its Portland aluminum smelter in Australia will ratchet up costs further and may put the plant's future in jeopardy, analysts said on Friday. The smelter was hit when a power interconnector between the states of Victoria and South Australia went down on Thursday, knocking out power...

  • MELBOURNE, Dec 2- A blackout that forced Alcoa Corp to shut one of two potlines at its Portland aluminium smelter in Australia will ratchet up costs further and may put the plant's future in jeopardy, analysts said on Friday. The smelter was hit when a power interconnector between the states of Victoria and South Australia went down on Thursday, knocking out power...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 30- A U.S. judge on Wednesday threw out the last vestiges of private litigation over alleged aluminum price-fixing, dismissing lawsuits by Eastman Kodak Co, Fujifilm Holdings Corp, Reynolds Consumer Products and three other plaintiffs. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan on Oct. 5 dismissed nationwide litigation in which purchasers...

  • *Rio seeks premium of $95/ T while Rusal offers $110/ T. TOKYO, Nov 25- Some big aluminum producers seek a premium of $95- $110 per tonne from Japanese buyers for primary metal shipments in the January to March period, up 27-47 percent from the previous quarter, five sources involved in pricing talks said on Friday. Rio Tinto Ltd has offered Japanese buyers a premium of...

  • Workers at the Zhong Tian (Zenith) Steel Group factory in Changzhou, Jiangsu.

    German steel-to-elevators group Thyssenkrupp forecast a smaller-than-expected rise in operating profit for its current fiscal year,

  • BEIJING, Nov 23- China's leading mining company Aluminium Corporation of China has reached a preliminary agreement with Peru's government to expand the Toromocho copper mine, China's biggest overseas copper project. China's state industry supervisor SASAC, which announced the agreement in a statement on Wednesday, did not give details of the expansion...