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China strikes back in trade spat, aims tariffs at $3 billion U.S. goods

China's decision will take effect if no agreement is reached with the U.S.

BHP sees limited impact on steel market from US new tariffs -exec

"I think direct impact on steel is quite marginal because the United States is not such a big steel producer," said Arnoud Balhuizen.

U.S. govt to accept metals tariffs exclusion requests from Monday

It could take up to 90 days to make determinations.

Merkel, Xi agree to work on steel overcapacity within G20

Xi said both countries should cooperate despite ideological differences.

Rio Tinto hires UBS to explore Pacific Aluminium listing – sources

The mining group has tried to sell the division many times without success.

Canada's Trudeau tells metal workers: 'We have your backs'

“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.

Tariffs should be part of U.S. trade policy, Trump foe Warren says

Elizabeth Warren stopped short of endorsing Trump's decision to launch steep tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Countries evaluate actions to offset the effects of Trump’s tariffs

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.

Tesla chief executive asks Trump for 'fair outcome' on China trade

Elon Musk took to Twitter to call on U.S. President Donald Trump to challenge Chinese auto trade rules.

More countries want to be exempt from Trump’s tariffs

Brazil, Argentina, Japan and the EU have expressed concerns about the measure.

Trump set to authorize steel, aluminum tariffs on Thursday

White House says not just Canada, Mexico could be excluded.

Trump has spoken with world leaders, no tariff exemptions

President Donald Trump announced on Thursday he would impose hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to protect U.S. producers.

U.S. energy industry slams Trump's 'job-killing' steel tariffs

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.

Russia's Prokhorov sells 6 pct stake in Rusal to Vekselberg

The sale will close a chapter at the world's second largest aluminium producer.

COLUMN-Ghost stocks are still haunting the LME's aluminium contract: Andy Home

London Metal Exchange (LME) stocks of aluminium have surged by almost a quarter of a million tonnes over the last five days.

China’s demand drives long-term gains for aluminium

BMI Research raised the 2018 aluminium price forecast to $2,000/tonne, from a previous forecast of $1,900/tonne.

Tenova contracted as reliable supplier of processing lines for aluminum by Chalco Ruimin

The lines will start their production at the beginning of 2019.

Electric London cabs spur reopening of UK aluminium plant

Norsk Hydro is reopening a British plant in Wales to supply material for the country's first electric vehicle factory.

China's metals trade fragments into multiple narratives: Andy Home

China's metals trade figures were once a spotlight on the state of the world's manufacturing engine and price driver.

Buyers line up for Montenegro's bankrupt aluminum plant and biggest exporter

At least four companies have placed bids to buy assets of Montenegro's Kombinat Aluminijuma Podgorica (KAP) aluminum plant.

China says no to LME warehouses in Shanghai free trade zone

Hong Kong Stock exchange purchased the LME for $2.2 billion in 2012, hoping to set up warehouses on the mainland.

VIDEO: Here's what goes on at the London Metal Exchange

The world's biggest and oldest metals market is getting a makeover under new CEO.

Montenegro's only aluminium plant and biggest exporter declares bankruptcy

The European Union has been urging the country to sell the heavily-subsidized firm.

Position filled: New CEO for London Metal Exchange

Martin Pratt may replace Martin Abbott.

Raking over the Rio coals

A round up of commentary on the CEO switch.