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26-27 February 2019
Hotel L’Europe, Colmar, France
European Aluminium welcomes the Roadmap of the European Commission (EC) on “Legislation on end of life vehicles”.
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.
European Aluminium takes note of OFAC's decision to extend the expiration date of certain general licenses related to RUSA.
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.
The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the European Union, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland increased by 0.7% to a new record level of 73.6% in 2015.
European Aluminium welcomes the G7’s communiqué stressing the “urgent need to avoid excess capacity” in the aluminium sector and the push to develop a stronger international rules on market distorting industrial subsidies and trade-distorting actions by state-owned enterprises.
Aluminium associations from Canada, the U.S., Europe and Japan held a meeting of the aluminium industry from the G7 members where they called for a Global Multilateral and Governmental Forum on Aluminium Overcapacity.
G7 national aluminium associations, government officials and industry leaders will discuss a Global Aluminium Forum to tackle overcapacity during the Montreal Aluminium Summit on 3-4 June 2018.