Temporary exemptions to Section 232 tariffs will expire May 1

A report issued late Thursday by US Customs and Border Protection indicates that the temporary exclusions for US steel tariffs under Section 232 will expire as of May 1. Starting that day, all countries of origin will be subject to the 25 percent tariff on US steel imports. The tariffs are effective with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after March 23, 2018. Countries with temporary exclusions to the tariffs... Read More

Australia terminates the dumping investigation on two Indonesian exporters

Australia’s Antidumping Commission has announced that within the scope of its antidumping duty investigation regarding reinforcing bar imports from Greece, Indonesia, Spain (by Nervacero S.A), Taiwan (by Power Steel Co. Ltd) and Thailand, it has decided to terminate the investigation in relation to Indonesian exporters PT Ispat Panca Putera and PT Putra Baja Deli since the dumping margin for the two companies is less than two percent. The investigation... Read More

Australia imposes preliminary antidumping duty on rebar imports from five countries

Australia’s Antidumping Commission has announced that it has imposed preliminary antidumping duty rates on reinforcing bar imports from Greece, Indonesia, Spain (imports by Nervacero S.A), Taiwan (imports by Power Steel Co. Ltd) and Thailand. The provisional antidumping duty rates are as follow: Greece Uncooperative and all other exporters         : 42.1% Indonesia PT Ispat Panca Putera                                     ... Read More

IREPAS in Athens: Global longs market in much better shape compared to 2016, but China needs to be watched

The 77th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Athens, Greece on September 24-26, 2017. There were 134 producer representatives among the 433 registered delegates from 44 different countries. There were also 76 registrations representing 43 different raw material suppliers. At the opening of the conference, Murat Cebecioglu, chairman of IREPAS, said he believed the outlook for the next quarter is very... Read More

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

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