Canada announced provisional safeguards on imports of seven steel products

On October 11, the Government of Canada announced that it will be imposing provisional safeguards starting on October 25, 2018 on imports of seven steel products and also ordered the Canadian International Trade Tribunal to investigate whether more long-term safeguard measures are necessary. The provisional safeguards will remain in place for 200 days from October 25, expiring on May 13, 2019. The products affected by the safeguards include concrete... Read More

Chile sets definite antidumping duties on wire rod imports from China

The Chilean government has applied definite, ad-valorem anti-dumping duties over the imports of Chinese wire rod. The Chilean government accepted the recommendation of the country’s price distortion commission, CNDP, and has decided to apply definite duties ranging from 28.8 to 38.0 percent over the imports of Chinese origin wire rod. The duties were effective as of April 22, 2017, and will last for one year. According to the Chilean government,... Read More

Chile sets definite antidumping duty of 9.8 percent on Mexican origin rebars

The Chilean government has set a definite anti-dumping duty over imports of Mexican origin reinforcing bars, according to a decision published late this week at the country’s official gazette, Diario Oficial. According to the local government, Mexican imports of rebar will pay an ad-valorem, definite tariff 9.8 percent for a period of one year, effective on September 17, 2016. Chile’s current decision replaces a previous resolution applied to... Read More

Chile reviewing duties on rebar imports from Mexico

Chile’s price distortion commission, CNDP, expects to review on Friday an existing provisional, ad valorem duty already applied to the imports of Mexican origin rebar. Depending on the outcome of CNDP’s meeting, Chile could extend the tariff for one more year or longer. Currently, Mexican rebar pays a provisional antidumping (AD) tariff of 11 percent, which was reduced from 13.1 percent, following a resolution published at the nation’s official... Read More

Antidumping duty requested on Deacero’s rebar exports to Chile

Chile’s CAP Acero and Gerdau requested that the Chilean price distortion commission, CNDP, investigate antidumping practices over the imports of rebar from Mexican producer Deacero, according to a document filing published at the nation’s Diario Oficial, Chile’s official gazette. According to the filing, Deacero exported rebar to Chile at lower prices. CNDP used ex-works export prices from Monterrey as well as effective export prices as a base... Read More

Chilean producer applies for antidumping investigation against wire rod imports from China

According to media reports, Chilean steel producer CAP Acero has requested the nation’s price distortion commission, CNDP, to start antidumping investigations on the imports of wire rod from China. The Chilean producer reportedly blamed the Chinese imports of the product for the “damages” it has caused to the local steel industry, as wire rod imports from China have reached “significant volumes”. According to same media reports, CAP Acero... Read More