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AEC Releases Statement in Support of USTR's Decision to Help Protect the U.S. Aluminum Industry

Thursday, January 12, 2017   (0 Comments)
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The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) announced its strong support for the new trade enforcement action against the People’s Republic of China announced today by the United States Trade Representative (USTR). The action seeks to have the World Trade Organization (WTO) address U.S. concerns that China’s subsidies to certain producers of primary aluminum is causing “serious prejudice” to U.S. interests by artificially expanding Chinese capacity, production and market share. “China’s subsidies have had and are continuing to have a significant adverse impact on the U.S. domestic aluminum industry, and ultimately are harmful to American jobs, workers and business,” said Matt McMahon, AEC’s Chairman. “The USTR’s action is an important first step towards addressing, and correcting, China’s policies on aluminum.” More...

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