US DOC issues final AD/CVD margins for rebar from Turkey and Japan

The US Department of Commerce (US DOC) has announced its final determinations in the antidumping (AD) duty investigation of rebar imports from Japan and Turkey and also its final determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of rebar from Turkey. Accordingly, the US DOC has calculated final dumping margins ranging from 5.39 percent and 209.46 percent for the two countries in question. Meanwhile, the final subsidy margin for... Read More

US DOC initiates AD/CVD investigation into wire rod imports

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced on April 18th, the initiation of antidumping duty investigations of imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from Belarus, Italy, Korea, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom, and companion countervailing duty CVD investigations of imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from Italy and Turkey. Alleged dumping margins are as follows: Belarus :... Read More

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

IREPAS in Budapest: Market players optimistic about outlook for steel

The 76th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Budapest, Hungary on March 26-28, 2017. There were 107 producer representatives among the 352 registered delegates from 40 different countries. There were also 58 registrations representing 35 different raw material suppliers. At the opening of the conference, Murat Cebecioglu, chairman of IREPAS said that the steel industry has once again succeeded in... Read More

Short Range Outlook : March 2017

Still improving supply-demand balance creates brighter picture in global longs market The supply-demand balance continues to improve in regions like the US, Europe and Asia, contributing to a brighter picture in the  global long steel products market. US market boosted by restocking and infrastructure spending expectations Demand has improved in the US as buyers have been restocking. In addition, President Trump’s promise to spend one trillion... Read More

US DOC issues preliminary decision of CVD review on Turkish rebar

According to a statement issued by the Turkish Steel Exporters’ Association (CIB), the US Department of Commerce (DOC) as announced the preliminary results of its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on rebar imports from Turkey, imposed on September 15, 2014. Accordingly, in its preliminary decision the US DOC has calculated the countervailing duty rate for rebar imports from Turkey as 0.0 percent for Turkish steel producers... Read More

US DOC postpones preliminary determination in Turkish rebar investigation

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced that it has postponed its preliminary decision regarding the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation on rebar imports from Turkey, which was due no later than December 15, since it will need more time to make the preliminary determination. The new deadline for the preliminary determination is February 21, 2017. Meanwhile, the deadline for the final determination will continue to be 75 days after the... Read More

US ITC voted to continue investigation on rebar imports from Japan, Taiwan and Turkey

The United States International Trade Commission (US ITC) determined on November 3rd that there is a reasonable indication that the US industry is materially injured by reason of imports of steel concrete reinforcing bars from Japan, Taiwan, and Turkey that are allegedly sold in the United States at less than fair value and subsidized by the government of Turkey. All six Commissioners voted in the affirmative. As a result of the ITC’s affirmative... 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

US DOC recalculated antidumping margin on rebar imports from Turkey

The US Department of Commerce has recalculated the antidumping duty on reinforcing bar imports from Turkey, as per sources. The US DOC had calculated the antidumping duty rate for reinforcing bar imports from Turkey as zero percent in its final decision made on September 9, 2014. However, the US industry appealed the DOC’s final determination to the US Court of International Trade (CIT). Accordingly, the DOC has amended the dumping margin for reinforcing... Read More

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