Australia started antidumping duty probe for rebar imports

Australia’s Antidumping Commission has announced that it has initiated an antidumping duty investigation regarding reinforcing bar imports from Greece, Indonesia, Spain (imports by Nervacero S.A), Taiwan (imports by Power Steel Co. Ltd) and Thailand. The application lodged by Australian steelmaker OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd claims that the goods have been exported to Australia at prices less than their normal value and that the dumping has caused... Read More

Short Range Outlook : December 2014

Oversupply still evident Oversupply has been evident in the global long steel market from September up to the end of November, slowing down demand, putting pressure on the market and pushing prices downwards. However, outputs are being reduced in certain areas and demand in the global long steel products market is now at reasonable levels although purchasing processes in general have been delayed or even fragmented due to the general price downtrend.... Read More

IREPAS in Berlin: Specter of rising Chinese exports haunts the markets

The 71st meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Berlin, Germany on September 28-30. There were 82 producer representatives among the 288 registered delegates from 40 different countries. There were 48 registrations representing 33 different raw material suppliers. Raw material suppliers: Increasing Chinese exports will alter market balances Ioannis Meimaroglou, chairman of the IREPAS raw material suppliers... Read More

60th Meeting to be held in Athens

We have left a bumpy year behind. Or is it left behind? What shall we expect for 2009? Are we going to feel the optimism or are we going to continue suffering from the global crisis? This not-to-be missed event will take place in Athens on April 5-7 2009.  Read More