HAMILTON, Ont., Canada – China is a long way from Canada, but it is on the minds of attendees at the annual Automotive Parts Manufacturer's Assn. here, many of whom represent auto suppliers losing business to Asia's low-cost leader. The issue is of particular importance to Bo Andersson, General Motors Corp. Vice President-Worldwide Purchasing, who says the auto maker has learned China is mulling a possible 20%-30% export duty on aluminum. Aluminum wheels sourcing from China could ...
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