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USW Files Section 201 Case On Primary Aluminum, Bringing Overcapacity Into Focus

April 18, 2016 at 9:20 AM
Second Update: The United Steelworkers union (USW) on Monday (April 18) filed a petition with the International Trade Commission for the U.S. to invoke a global safeguard under section 201 of U.S. trade law on primary unwrought aluminum, putting in focus the global overcapacity that industry sources say is caused largely by China. The petition asks the ITC to make a finding of "critical circumstances" given the flood of imports and the plummeting prices, along with an...

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