November 12, 2018

U.S. ITC Approves Duties On Chinese Aluminum Products

Last week, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty and countervailing duty investigations of imports of common alloy aluminum sheet from China. The final antidumping duty margins imposed by the ITC range from 49.85 to 59.72 percent while countervailing duty margins range from 46.48 to 116.49 percent.

The merchandise covered by these investigations is common alloy aluminum sheet, which the ITC explained “is a flat- rolled aluminum product having a thickness of 6.3 mm or less, but greater than 0.2 mm, in coils or cut-to-length, regardless of width.” The ITC also said common alloy aluminum sheet within the scope of this investigation includes both not clad aluminum sheet, as well as multi-alloy, clad aluminum sheet.

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