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US aluminium extruders weighing trade action
July 23, 2014 - 06:59 GMT
Aluminicaste Fundición de México
China Zhongwang Holdings
North American Free Trade Agreement
Mexico Z.P. Liu
US aluminium extruders are considering filing a trade complaint after it emerged that a Chinese-owned billet producer is storing a massive stockpile of aluminium extrusions at a facility in Mexico.
Aluminicaste Fundición de México S de RL de
CV, a producer of secondary billet, slab and forging billet, is
storing around 850,000 tonnes of aluminium extrusions at its
San José Iturbide, Mexico, facility. Extruders are
examining several legal options, including filing formal
petitions with the US Trade Representative, the Commerce
Department and the US Customs and Border Protection, sources
close to the matter told Metal Bulletin sister title AMM.
The practice of importing extrusions from China and
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