Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Highlights – S&P Global Platts Aluminum Symposium January 2019

Eccomelt LLC participated in last week’s Platts Aluminum Symposium in San Diego, CA, where Frank Cicchino and Martin Hartlieb met with customers, suppliers and fellow aluminum industry experts to discuss the current situation in our industry. Here are the highlights of the presentations from this premier event: The primary aluminum [...]

By | 2019-01-22T17:12:30+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Treasury Department to Lift Sanctions against Rusal and Gaz Group | Substitute A356.2

Great strides are being made in negotiations between the Trump administration and Rusal (the second largest aluminum producer in the world) and Gaz Group (a Russian automotive conglomerate). The Treasury Department announced on Wednesday December 19, 2018 that it would be lifting sanctions against Rusal and Gaz Group. It felt [...]

By | 2019-01-17T19:15:15+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are Trade Tariffs Rebuilding U.S. Aluminum Industry? | Eccomelt 356.2 Recycled A356.2

It is no secret that President Donald Trump is taking an aggressive approach to trade. In September alone, the Trump Administration shelled out $4.4 billion in tariffs, a 50% increase from September of 2017. The increase came largely from the $1.4 billion in tariffs imposed on imports of foreign steel [...]

By | 2019-01-04T14:17:20+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments