China's decision will take effect if no agreement is reached with the U.S.
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"I think direct impact on steel is quite marginal because the United States is not such a big steel producer," said Arnoud Balhuizen.
It could take up to 90 days to make determinations.
Xi said both countries should cooperate despite ideological differences.
The mining group has tried to sell the division many times without success.
“We are ready to take action whenever action is required ... we had your backs last week and we always will,” Trudeau said after visiting a Rio Tinto smelter in Quebec.
Elizabeth Warren stopped short of endorsing Trump's decision to launch steep tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Reactions continue to pour in following U.S. President Donald Trump’s imposition of 25 per cent tariffs on steel imports and 10 per cent for aluminium for almost every country but Mexico and Canada.
Elon Musk took to Twitter to call on U.S. President Donald Trump to challenge Chinese auto trade rules.
Brazil, Argentina, Japan and the EU have expressed concerns about the measure.
White House says not just Canada, Mexico could be excluded.
President Donald Trump announced on Thursday he would impose hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to protect U.S. producers.
The U.S. oil and gas industry slammed Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imported steel, saying the move would kill energy jobs by raising costs for big infrastructure projects.
The sale will close a chapter at the world's second largest aluminium producer.
London Metal Exchange (LME) stocks of aluminium have surged by almost a quarter of a million tonnes over the last five days.
BMI Research raised the 2018 aluminium price forecast to $2,000/tonne, from a previous forecast of $1,900/tonne.
The lines will start their production at the beginning of 2019.
Norsk Hydro is reopening a British plant in Wales to supply material for the country's first electric vehicle factory.
China's metals trade figures were once a spotlight on the state of the world's manufacturing engine and price driver.
At least four companies have placed bids to buy assets of Montenegro's Kombinat Aluminijuma Podgorica (KAP) aluminum plant.
Hong Kong Stock exchange purchased the LME for $2.2 billion in 2012, hoping to set up warehouses on the mainland.
The world's biggest and oldest metals market is getting a makeover under new CEO.
The European Union has been urging the country to sell the heavily-subsidized firm.
Martin Pratt may replace Martin Abbott.
A round up of commentary on the CEO switch.