U.S. Rep. Tom Reed is calling for an investigation into questionable trade practices by China and other countries in the aluminum industry.
Reed, R-C-I-Corning, recently signed on to a letter requesting an investigation over the dumping of aluminum into world and U.S. markets. The call for an investigation comes amid accusations by the U.S. aluminum industry that unfair trade practices are undercutting domestic manufacturers.
The letter is urging Kevin Brady, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, to appeal the U.S. International Trade Commission to begin the investigation, but it is unclear whether the chairman will take up the cause.
“When China cheats, we’re going to call them out on it and we’re going to hold them accountable,” Reed said. “What I’m looking for is a fair, level playing field upon which our American workers will win every single day. I say to China, enough is enough.”…