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

EU starts antidumping investigation for rebar imports from Belarus

The European Commission (EC) has announced that it has started an antidumping investigation for certain concrete reinforcement bar and rod imports from Belarus upon a complaint received from the European Steel Association (EUROFER) alleging that the mentioned imports are being dumped and are thereby causing material injury to the EU industry. The investigation will cover the period between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015. The investigation will... 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

EU initiates anti dumping investigation for Chinese high fatigue performance rebar

The European Commission has announced that it has initiated an antidumping (AD) duty investigation regarding high fatigue performance (HRP) rebar imports from China. The investigation has been launched following the application filed by the European Steel Association (EUROFER), alleging that imports of the product under investigation from the country concerned have increased overall in absolute terms and in terms of market share. The products subject... Read More

EU to review AD on imports of wire rod from China

The European Commission launched an expiry review on the antidumping duty on wire rod imports from China, which was originally imposed back in 2009 following the application by EUROFER (The European Steel Association). EUROFER insists that the expiry of the antidumping duty would result in recurerence of the dumping and the injury on the EU steel industry. The CN codes subject to the AD are as follows: 7213.10.00 7213.20.00 7213.91.10 7213.91.20 7213.91.41 7213.91.49 7213.91.90 7213.99.10 7213.99.90 7227.10.00 7227.20.00 7227.90.10 7227.90.50 7227.90.95    Read More

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