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March 21, 2016

U.S. Commerce Department Investigating Chinese Aluminum Imports

Last week, as a result of a petition filed last year by the Aluminum Extruders Council (ATC), the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it will conduct an investigation into whether Chinese aluminum extruder China Zhongwang failed to pay duties on some of its imports into the United States. The AEC alleged the Chinese company “has poured billions of pounds of aluminum extrusions into the United States and Mexico in recent years” and that “much of which just sits in warehouses and open fields.” Click here for a full explanation of the investigation.