EUROFER: China should meet EU’s five market economy criteria for market economy status

The European Steel Association (EUROFER) has announced that the European Commissioners held an Orientation Debate today, on how to proceed with China’s request to grant it market economy status (MES), following the EU-China summit last week at which policy makers attempted to equate reductions in steel overcapacity with the granting of the much-coveted MES designation. Regarding the Orientation Debate, EUROFER director general Axel Eggert stated... Read More

EUROFER not happy with the provisional antidumping duty on Chinese HFP rebar imports

The European Steel Association (EUROFER) has stated that it welcomes the European Commission’s imposition of provisional antidumping measures on imports of Chinese origin high fatigue performance (HFP) rebar, but also questions their effectiveness in actually deterring wider Chinese dumping. According to EUROFER, the provisional measures, as low as nine percent, cannot remedy the massive injury caused by Chinese HFP rebar import surges, which have... Read More