US wire rod producers file AD/CVD petition against 10 countries

Below mentioned four major US steel producers, Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., Nucor Corporation Keystone Consolidated Industries, Inc., Charter Steel today filed petitions charging that unfairly-traded imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from Belarus, Italy, South Korea, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom are causing material injury to the domestic industry. The petitions allege that producers... Read More

US DOC announces preliminary antidumping margins in rebar trade case

On March 1, 2017, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced its affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty investigations of rebar imports from Japan, Taiwan, and Turkey and released preliminary dumping rates: The preliminary antidumping duty rates per country and company are as follows: Japan Jonan Steel Corporation : 209.46% Kyoei Steel Ltd. : 209.46% All Others : 209.46% Taiwan Power Steel Co. : 3.48% Lo-Toun Steel... Read More

US DOC announced preliminary CVD rates for Turkish rebar imports

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) today announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of rebar imports from Turkey. The DOC calculated a preliminary subsidy rate of 3.47 percent for the mandatory respondent Habas and “all others,” although there are currently no Turkish rebar producers or exporters subject to it because the ongoing investigation only covers companies that were excluded from... Read More

US rebar coalition files AD/CVD petition against imports from Turkey, Japan and Taiwan

The Rebar Trade Action Coalition (RTAC), a coalition of US rebar producers, filed petitions asking the US Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission to conduct antidumping investigations into imports of rebar from Japan, Taiwan, and Turkey , and a countervailing duty investigation into imports of rebar from Turkey. The petitions demonstrate that Japanese, Taiwanese, and Turkish rebar producers are dumping their product into the... Read More

Antidumping duty requested on Deacero’s rebar exports to Chile

Chile’s CAP Acero and Gerdau requested that the Chilean price distortion commission, CNDP, investigate antidumping practices over the imports of rebar from Mexican producer Deacero, according to a document filing published at the nation’s Diario Oficial, Chile’s official gazette. According to the filing, Deacero exported rebar to Chile at lower prices. CNDP used ex-works export prices from Monterrey as well as effective export prices as a base... Read More

Brazil initiates antidumping investigation for rebar imports from Turkey

The Brazilian government has announced that it has initiated an antidumping investigation on rebar imports from Turkey. The investigation was launched upon the complaint lodged by local producers Gerdau and ArcelorMittal, which claimed that rebar imports from Turkey were dumped and have been causing material injury to the domestic industry. The investigation covers the period between July 2014 and June 2015. In their application, Gerdau and ArcelorMittal... Read More

US DOC announced final determination on wire rod imports from China

The US Department of Commerce (US DOC) announced Thursday its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty and countervailing duty investigations of imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from the People’s Republic of China (China). The US DOC determined that imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from China have been sold in the United States at dumping margins ranging from 106.19 percent to 110.25 percent. Additionally,... Read More

Istanbul meeting was a huge success: 520 attended

Our 58th IREPAS meeting held at the Swissotel The Bosphorous in Istanbul, from 6th to 8th of April 2008, along with the SteelOrbis Spring 2008 Conference was a huge success. A record high total of 520 attendees registered and showed up for the meeting, and participated the committee discussions. The welcome cocktail party which took place at the fantastic Rahmi Koc Museum located at the shores of Golden Horn, hosted an international steel sculpture... Read More