Our Mission

Our mission is; to develop understanding between producers, traders and consumers of long steel products around the world;

to add value to international trading activities of our members by providing an environment facilitating better relationships with the shipping and finance industries as well as inspection services;

to help our members reach useful information about the markets around the globe;

to facilitate an environment in which our members can meet new parties to create business opportunuties;

to create a better atmosphere for fair business.


Turkey raised customs duties for wire rod and bar imports

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.

Australia initiated antidumping investigation against rebar imports

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, [...]