− Information from the French and the United Kingdom delegations.
This items will be dealt with under “Any other business” at the Council (Environment) meeting on 5 March 2018.
A summary of the committee’s consideration of draft opinion is now available.
Whilst reviewing the report released by the US Department of Commerce (DoC) on the effect of imports of aluminium on national security, European Aluminium reconfirms its belief that the root cause of the main challenges faced by the aluminium industry is global excess capacity, in particular in China. Potential measures should address these imbalances without distorting global trade flows and interfering with the current trading relationship between the United States and Europe.