US issues final CVD review results on rebar imports from Turkey

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the final results of its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on reinforcing bar imports from Turkey for the period between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021. The final subsidy rates are at 5.54 percent for Kaptan Demir Celik Endustrisi ve Ticaret A.S., Kaptan Metal Dis Ticaret ve Nakliyat A.S., and 0.03 percent (de minimis) for Colakoglu Metalurji A.S. and Colakoglu Dis... Read More

IREPAS in Berlin : Weak demand, great uncertainty and aggressive Asian exports

The 90th meeting of IREPAS (the International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Berlin on April 28-30 in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Spring’24 Conference. There were 104 representatives from 41 different producers among the 445 registered delegates from a total of 57 different countries. There were also 91 registrations representing 52 different raw material suppliers. At the opening of the conference, Murat Cebecioglu,... Read More

Turkey restricts exports to Israel

Turkey’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that it has restricted the exports of 54 product groups to Israel. No details regarding these restrictions, which came into force as of today, April 9, have been disclosed yet. The restricted products include reinforcing bars, wire rods and flat steel products, as well as steel pipes and fittings, profiles, iron and steel construction materials, iron-steel wire, cement, aviation and jet fuel and metal... Read More

Short Range Outlook : April 2024

Global longs market under pressure from weak demand and China’s aggressive exports Demand in the global long steel products market continues to lag behind supply and the situation is getting worse because of China’s aggressive export policy. At the beginning of 2024, China accelerated its exports. Based on the data for the first two months of 2024, they are poised to exceed their record exports seen in 2015. Chinese steel producers seem to be... Read More

Short Range Outlook : February 2024

Some decisive positive developments still awaited in global longs market It seems like everybody in the global long steel products is waiting for some really positive developments to materialize. However, unfortunately, there is no substantive positive news coming out of China. Nevertheless, the country is driving iron ore prices and coal prices, while many long product mills are working to keep margins between scrap and finished products on the... Read More

US issues final results of antidumping review on rebar imports from Turkey

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the final results of its administrative review of the antidumping (AD) duty order on rebar from Turkey for the period between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. Accordingly, the US DOC has determined that Kaptan Demir Celik Endustrisi ve Ticaret A.S., Kaptan Metal Dis Ticaret ve Nakliyat A.S. and certain other producers’ sales of the subject goods were made below normal value during the period of review.... Read More

US issues preliminary CVD review results on rebar from Turkey

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the preliminary results of its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on rebar from Turkey. Accordingly, the DOC has preliminarily determined that Turkish suppliers Kaptan Demir Celik and Colakoglu Metalurji received countervailable subsidy rates at 5.54 percent and 0.03 percent (de minimis) respectively for the period from January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021. The DOC stated... Read More

Short Range Outlook : November 2023

No supply-demand improvement in global longs market, regionalization prevails The supply and demand situation in the global long steel products market is not getting any better, which continues to put pressure on producers. The increasing political influence on trade flows and particular markets in the form of antidumping and/or countervailing duties including also supply chain restrictions are leading to a more and more regionalized trade with a... Read More

US DOC rescinds review of countervailing duty order on rebar from Turkey’s Habas

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced that it has rescinded the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on steel concrete reinforcing bar from Turkish mill Habas for the period January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022. The DOC stated that no shipment of the subject product was imported from the mentioned Turkish mill during the period.  Read More

IREPAS in Istanbul: Uncertainty prevails in slow market with weak demand

The 89th meeting of IREPAS (the International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Istanbul on September 17-19, marking the 40th anniversary of the foundation of the association, in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Fall ’23 Conference. There were 217 representatives from 61 different producers among the 783 registered delegates from a total of 59 different countries. There were also 105 registrations representing 55 different raw... Read More

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