Turkey has increased the duty rates on wire rod and steel bar imports. The import duty on boron added wire rods now stands at 40 percent as opposed to the previously valid 3 percent duty rate. The duty on imports of steel bars has been raised to 30 percent from the previous level of 15 percent.
The Australian Government Antidumping Commission has announced that it has initiated an antidumping (AD) duty investigation against rebar imports from South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey. The investigation launched upon the application of domestic steel producer OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd (OneSteel) will cover the period between July 1, 2013 and June 30, [...]