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

Egypt starts antidumping investigation on wire rod imports from China, Turkey and Ukraine

According to market players, Egypt has launched an antidumping duty investigation against wire rod imports from China, Turkey and Ukraine, upon a request from domestic steel producers. Egypt also recently initiated an antidumping duty investigation against reinforcing bar imports from the countries in question.  Read More

Malaysia sets preliminary safeguard duty on imports of wire rod and debar in coils

The Malaysian government has announced the preliminary determinations in its safeguard investigation regarding imports of wire rod and deformed bar in coils. Accordingly, the preliminary safeguard duty rate is 13.90 percent for imports of wire rod and deformed bar in coils. The investigation launched in May this year upon the complaint lodged by Malaysia Steel Association (MSA) covers the period between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2015. The... Read More

Mexico extends CVD on Ukrainian wire rod imports for five more years

Mexico’s economy secretariat, SE, has extended existing definite countervailing duties (CVD) already applied to the imports of non-alloyed wire rod from Ukraine, it said on Friday. According to SE, it found sufficient elements to determine that eliminating existing CVD over the imports of the product from Ukraine would result in the “repetition” of what it labeled as “unfair practices.” SE said the CVD was extended for five more years counting... Read More

Short Range Outlook : August 2016

Global long steel products market still in critical situation despite greater price stability The global long steel products market is still in a critical situation as market activity has been pretty slow for a long time. Demand in the market has softened but supply remains the same. Buyers have been receiving offer alternatives but they are not in a hurry to buy. As such, sizable purchases have not been observed over the past two months. Under these... Read More

Mexico sets CVD margins on Chinese wire rod imports

Mexico’s economy secretariat, concluded its investigation over the imports of Chinese wire rod this week, dropping the antidumping portion of the probe and applying a definite countervailing duty (CVD) of $0.49 per kilogram for the purchases of the product. Domestic producers ArcelorMittal, Deacero and Ternium requested an antidumping probe into the imports of Chinese wire rod in July 2015; and  Mexico’s economy secretariat launched the investigation... Read More

India initiates AD probe on wire rod imports from China

India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has announced that it has initiated an antidumping duty investigation concerning imports of wire rod of alloy or non-alloy steel, originating in or exported from China. The investigation launched upon a complaint received from Indian producers Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), Usha Martin Limited and JSW Steel Limited, alleging that the subject goods are being... Read More

Colombia imposes antidumping duty on wire rod imports from China

The Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism (MINCIT) has announced that it has imposed antidumping duty on imports of wire rod of iron or non-alloy steel or other alloy steel, of circular cross section diameter less than 14 millimeters, with a carbon content less than 0.45 percent by weight, from China. According to MINCIT, the antidumping duty is valid for a period of five years and consists of a value corresponding to the difference... Read More

IREPAS in Lisbon: Exciting times finally here after depressing period

The 74th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Lisbon, Portugal on April 10-12, 2016. There were 70 producer representatives among the 261 registered delegates from 35 different countries. There were also 35 registrations representing 25 different raw material suppliers. At the opening of the SteelOrbis 2016 Spring Conference & 74th IREPAS Meeting held in Lisbon on April 10-12, Kim Marti, the international... Read More

Thailand imposes antidumping duties on low-carbon wire rod imports from China

Thailand’s Department of Foreign Trade has announced that it has decided to impose antidumping duty on low-carbon wire rod imports from China for a period of five years. The antidumping duty rates range from 12.81 percent to 31.15 percent for goods falling under Customs Tariff Statistics Position Numbers 7213.9120.000, 7213.9190.010, 7213.9190.011, 7213.9190.012, 7213.9190.013, 7213.9190.033, 7213.9190.034, 7213.9190.035, 7213.9190.090, 7213.9920.000,... Read More

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