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Diskuterte handelstiltak med USA

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Næringsminister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen diskuterte norsk bekymring for amerikanske handelstiltak med USAs handelsminister Wilbur Ross i Washington D.C. – Det var et godt møte, men det ble selvsagt ikke gitt noen løfter over bordet. Samtidig understreket Ross at Trump-administrasjonen trolig vil behandle Norge og EU likt i denne saken. Det er for tidlig å si […]

Source: Regjeringen


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Røe Isaksen lader opp før tollkamp i USA

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Amerikanske handelstiltak og president Donald Trumps varslede høyere toll på aluminium og stål står øverst på agendaen når Røe Isaksen møter den amerikanske handelsministeren Wilbur Ross torsdag. USA-reisen starter allerede mandag. Da blir det tacomiddag i New York med norske tech-bedrifter som blant annet skal diskutere etablering på østkysten eller vestkysten og hva norske myndigheter […]

Source: Hegnar.no


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House Members: Metal Tariff Exclusions Too Slow

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

 A bipartisan group of 39 House members wrote to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on May 7 to voice frustration that the process for excluding specific steel and aluminum products from Section 232 tariffs is slow and cumbersome. The letter reads in part: “We appreciate that, in response to Member and constituent requests, you have implemented […]

Source: US Chamber of Commerce


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Alcoa and Rio Tinto Announce World’s First Carbon-Free Aluminum Smelting Process

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA) and Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO) today announced a revolutionary process to make aluminum that produces oxygen and eliminates all direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process. Executives of Alcoa, Rio Tinto and Apple were joined by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier of Québec Philippe Couillard for the […]

Source: Alcoa


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Yara and BASF open world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas

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Category: Chemicals / Metals

Yara International ASA and BASF today celebrated the opening of a new world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas, USA. The $600-million, state-of-the-art facility uses a cost-efficient and sustainable production process, based on by-product hydrogen instead of natural gas. Yara Freeport LLC is owned 68 percent by Yara and 32 percent by BASF. The plant, located at BASF’s […]

Source: Globe Newswire


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