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Commerce submits results of aluminum import investigation to Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has until April 19 to decide on potential remedies stemming from the Commerce Department’s report on potential national security threats related to imports of aluminum from China and elsewhere.

   The U.S. Commerce Department has completed its investigation into the effect of wrought and unwrought aluminum imports on U.S. national security, and on Friday submitted the results to President Donald Trump for review, giving him 90 days to take action based on the findings.
   The results of the investigation, conducted under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, have not yet been made public.
   After Trump decides any remedial action to take pursuant to the results, Commerce will publish the report summary in the Federal Register and make it available to the public, the department said in a statement.
   On Jan. 12, Commerce sent results of its Section 232 investigation into steel imports to the White House.
   Domestic producer Century Aluminum in a statement said it looks forward to swift and decisive action by Trump.
   “American producers need comprehensive relief against excess capacity from all state supported enterprises – not just China – to create a fair playing field on which we can compete and prosper,” the company said. “We encourage the President to pursue a solution that extends beyond China to address the global capacity challenge.”

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