Production of U.S. and Canadian semi-finished aluminum extrusions rebounded with Section 232 measures

Pre-COVID growth over pre-232
Total 2.7%
Rods and bars 5.3%
Pipes and tubes 2.3%
Other extruded shapes 2.4%

Note: Data present the increase in total production from March 2018 to February 2020—the two years prior to the COVID-19 shock—relative to the preceding two years.

Source: EPI analysis of Aluminum Association 2021a data.

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