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ITC fact-finding report finds U.S. shed aluminum production, points to China

July 7, 2017 at 2:12 PM
A long-awaited report from the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that the competitiveness of the U.S. aluminum industry has been diminished by Chinese excess production, while acknowledging that various reasons factor into the competitiveness of different industry segments. “Despite having a fairly new aluminum industry, relatively high electricity costs in many regions, and a less developed consumer economy than many other countries where the industry is important, China is the world’s leading aluminum producer,” the report states. The report...

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