US ITC votes to maintain antidumping duties on rebar imports from seven countries

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) today determined that revoking the existing antidumping duty orders on imports of steel concrete reinforcing bar from Belarus, China, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. Current AD margins are as follows: Country                          AD margin Belarus                              ... Read More

IREPAS in Warsaw: Confusion and uncertainty in the global market

The 78th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Warsaw, Poland on May 6-8, 2018. There were 117 producer representatives among the 320 registered delegates from 48 different countries. There were also 62 registrations representing 40 different raw material suppliers. At the opening of the conference, Murat Cebecioglu, chairman of IREPAS emphasized that there is obvious confusion and uncertainty in the... Read More

The program of the 78th IREPAS meeting in Warsaw

Day 1: Sunday, May 6, 2018 19:00 – 22:00                        Welcome cocktail at Hilton Warsaw Hotel and Convention Centre Day 2: Monday, May 7, 2018 09:00 – 09:15                        Welcome address by Chairman of IREPAS 09:15 – 10:15                         SESSION ONE – Global economic outlook - Global Economic and Market Developments Marek Rozkrut... Read More

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 The tariffs are effective with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after March 23, 2018.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

78th IREPAS meeting will be held in Warsaw, Poland

The 78th IREPAS meeting will be held on May 6th to 8th, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Spring’18 Conference. Details will be announced later.  Read More

57th IREPAS meeting was held in Warsaw

The 57th IREPAS meeting was held at the Sofitel Victoria Hotel in Warsaw, from 9th to 11th of September 2007, along with the SteelOrbis Spring 2007 Conference. There were 210 attendees from over 30 countries. You may find the presentations of the 57th meeting, both under the Meeting section of this website and at under the 57th IREPAS meeting page. The meeting also hosted two panel discussions, with the first one being on... Read More

57th IREPAS meeting will be in Warsaw

The 57th IREPAS meeting will be held at the Sofitel Victoria Hotel in Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, from 9th to 11th of September 2007, along with the SteelOrbis Fall 2007 Conference. Please kindly confirm your participation at, if you are a registered member. If you are not a registered member, please first register yourself on , then confirm your participation. You may find all... Read More