Heated debate about the rights of customs on aluminium

While the european Commission reviews the tariffs for the metals that land on its shores, in the Face, an association that is installed in Brussels, lobbies for

Heated debate about the rights of customs on aluminium

While the european Commission reviews the tariffs for the metals that land on its shores, in the Face, an association that is installed in Brussels, lobbies for the removal of taxes on primary aluminum, the raw material used to manufacture the finished products, such as rims of cars.

"These tariffs are now modest (4% or 6% depending on the case) and well adapted to the challenges of our businesses"

Cyrille Mounier, the general delegate of Aluminum France

Unusual, the demand is far to resonate with the representatives of the sector lights, grouped in Aluminium France. "These tariffs are now modest (4% or 6% depending on the case) and well adapted to the challenges of our businesses", says, on the contrary, Cyrille Mounier, the general delegate of this federation. In addition, they are not levied on all imports, because countries like Norway or Iceland have agreements with Europe in order to escape. And, in spite of these taxes, imports took off. They now represent 50% of european consumption, compared to 30% a score of years.

But, for the Front, these ...

Updated Date: 10 July 2019, 00:00

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