US aluminium billet premium steady; market awaits tariff

The aluminium billet premium in the United States remain unchanged this week, with the market static until President Donald Trump makes tariffs on aluminium imports into the country official.

“I don’t think people are ready to move on this,” one supplier said. “I’m not sure Trump is going to sign this.”

American Metal Market’s latest assessment of the 6063 spot extrusion billet upcharge remains at 10.75-12.75 cents per lb, where it has been for the past month....

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Kirk Maltais

March 06, 2018

01:38 GMT

New York