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.


US DOC removes Section 232 exemptions for six steel products

The Bureau of Industry and Security of the US Department of Commerce (DOC) has published a final rule that revises the Section 232 exclusion process for steel and aluminum imports discussed in the five previous interim final rules. Accordingly, the DOC has lifted Section 232 import duty exemptions for 12 products including six steel and [...]

US to raise tariffs on Chinese steel products to 25 percent

In a statement from the White House, US President Joe Biden has announced that existing 0-7.5 percent import duties on Chinese steel products under the Section 301 tariffs will be increased to 25 percent this year. The decision, which was made following a review by the US Trade Representative, is designed to encourage China, the [...]