European Aluminium, ISOPA and PlasticsEurope call for a fair and smart European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility with lightweight initiatives for achieving EU’s goals on the reduction of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
“The European aluminium industry is well placed to support the transition to electromobility,” says Patrik Ragnarsson, European Aluminium’s automotive and transport expert at the World Climate Summit 2018, an official side event of the UN climate change conference COP24 in Katowice, Poland.
European Aluminium welcomes the European Commission’s new plans to secure a long-term decarbonised economy by 2050.
Stakeholders in the packaging materials sector call on EU policy-makers to ensure the safeguard of the Internal Market for packaging and packaged products and avoid fragmentation.
European Aluminium takes note of OFAC's decision to extend the expiration date of certain general licenses related to RUSAL.
26-27 February 2019
Hotel L’Europe, Colmar, France
European Aluminium confirmed that the outlook for the European aluminium market is positive. Overall, the industry shows positive numbers for semifabricated products. European primary production, however, is experiencing temporary clouds due to trade challenges.
The EU Parliament has confirmed the political will to go for higher targets to limit CO2 emissions from cars and vans by 2025 and 2030. Unfortunately though the Parliament did not have the courage to make lightweighting more relevant by deleting the mass-based utility parameter.
We are pleased to announce European Aluminium’s participation in ALUMINIUM 2018, the world’s largest aluminium trade fair, from 9 to 11 October in Düsseldorf, Germany.
After the announcement that the European Commission will impose safeguard measures on certain steel products, European Aluminium calls on the Commission to monitor import surges vigilantly and defend its industry against an influx of aluminium imports if proven necessary.