EU should remove tariffs on low-carbon aluminium, En+ Group says

En+ Group, the majority owner of aluminium producer UC Rusal, has urged the European Commission to remove any tariffs on low-carbon aluminium to spur the ‘green’ economy.

In a statement released on Thursday October 29, En+ said applying a “one size fits all” Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), as currently suggested, could be counterproductive.
The theme of low-carbon aluminium and sustainability continue to grow in importance. Major aluminium producers have been looking at ways to reduce carbon emissions, especially further upstream in the smelting process.

“The European Union is leading the fight against the climate crisis. However, the EU must avoid unintended consequences arising...

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Alice Mason

October 29, 2020

11:35 GMT

London