US aluminium imports through Oct surpass 2016 total

Aluminium imports to the United States in the first 10 months of 2017 surpassed the previous years’ total - despite October’s volume being a year-to-date low, according to data from the US International Trade Commission (ITC).

Excluding Canadian shipments, imports of unwrought aluminium into the US totaled 166,633 tonnes for October, according to ITC data released on Thursday December 7. That falls 6.03% below the previous month’s volume, but is up 37.99% from the same month last year. Including Canadian data,...

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Kirk Maltais

December 08, 2017

01:30 GMT