India scraps export taxes on steel and some raw materials, adds import tariffs on coal and coke

In a slew of tariff changes, the Indian government has scrapped export duties on pig iron, specified iron and steel products and pellets, according to a government notification late on Friday, November 18. As a result, 15 percent export duties from India on major longs and flat steel products, as well as pig iron, have been lowered to zero, while the export duty of 45 percent on... Read More

UK extends antidumping duty on wire rod imports from China

The UK government has announced that it has accepted the UK Trade Remedies Authority’s (TRA) recommendation regarding antidumping measures on imports of wire rod from China. The TRA recommended that the antidumping measures on wire rod from China be maintained at 7.9-24 percent until January 30, 2026, finding that dumping would be likely to occur again if the measures were removed. The... Read More

Short Range Outlook : November 2022

Demand at crisis levels in global longs market, unlikely to improve in coming months Demand in the global long steel products market is either very low or there is no demand at all, depending on the region. Overall demand is less than real supply and possible supply increases. The demand for ferrous materials has also slowed down considerably as industrial outlooks have lost visibility.... Read More

IREPAS in Monaco: The current crisis is a once-in-a-generation event

The 87th meeting of IREPAS (the International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Monaco, on October 9-11, 2022, in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Fall ’22 Conference. There were 108 producer representatives from 40 different companies among the 407 registered delegates from a total of 48 different countries. There were also 69 registrations representing 43... Read More

US DOC continues CVD order on reinforcing bar imports from Turkey

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the final results of the sunset review on the countervailing duty (CVD) order on rebar from Turkey. The DOC found that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on the given product from the country would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of subsidies. The final subsidy rate is at 15.99 percent for Habas Sinai... Read More

US DOC to continue antidumping orders on rebar from three countries

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the final results of the sunset reviews of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on reinforcing bar imports from Turkey, Taiwan and Japan. The DOC found that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on the given product from these three countries would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The DOC has determined... Read More

The program of the 87th meeting in Monaco

Day 1: Sunday, October 9,2022 19:00 – 22:00                   Welcome cocktail at Fairmont Monte Carlo   Day 2: Monday, October 10, 2022 09:00 – 09:10                  Welcome address by Chairman of IREPAS   09:10 – 10:40                    SESSION ONE: Critical changes in global long steel markets... Read More

Short Range Outlook : September 2022

Dramatic situation in global long products market, huge uncertainty lies ahead The situation in the global long steel products market is deteriorating as we have entered a rising-cost business cycle. Inventories are lasting a lot longer than expected due to the lack of demand in the market. The situation is dramatic, to say the least, and huge uncertainty lies ahead in the coming... Read More

Information on 87th IREPAS meeting in Monaco

We are delighted to confirm that our second meeting in 2022, the 87th IREPAS meeting will be held at the Fairmont Monte Carlo, on October 9-11 in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Fall’22 Conference. You may find all details including the agenda and registration information at the following link.  Read More

US DOC issues preliminary antidumping review results on rebar from Turkey

The US Department of Commerce has announced the preliminary results of its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on reinforcing bar from Turkey. During the review period from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021, Turkish producers were found to have made sales of the subject products at less than normal value. Additionally, the US DOC preliminarily found that Habas made... Read More

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