FPA Sends Coalition Letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce Regarding Trade Actions on Aluminum Foil

As you are aware, a “self-initiated” case (not at the request of the domestic industry, but of its own volition) by the Department of Commerce (DOC) against suppliers of aluminum foil from South Korea and Thailand has imposed unwarranted duties on necessary aluminum foil for domestic food, pharmaceuticals, and medical device packaging. These duties are not appropriate as the converting foil used in these packaging applications is not manufactured in the United States in the quantities and quality needed. DOC must fix this with more appropriate remedies in their final determination expected in August 2023.

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