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Steel News August 25, 2020 02:00:33 AM

Department of Commerce Announced Trade Enforcement Actions

Paul Ploumis
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Commerce announced the initiation of antidumpingduty and countervailing duty investigations of imports of standard steel welded wire mesh from Mexico.
Department of Commerce Announced Trade Enforcement Actions

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): The Department of Commerce announced the following trade enforcement actions in July:

  • The agency on July 7 announcedtwo affirmative final circumvention rulings involving imports of certain corrosion-resistant steel products made with hot-rolled steel and/or cold-rolled steel substrate from China. It determined that Chinese substrate was being shipped to Costa Rica and the United Arab Emirates for minor processing, then on to the United States in order to circumvent antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders.
  • It also announced affirmative preliminary determinations in antidumping duty investigations of imports of forged steel fluid end blocks from Germany and Italy, and a negative preliminary determination on imports of fluid end blocks from India.
  • Commerce announced the initiation of antidumpingduty and countervailing duty investigations of imports of standard steel welded wire mesh from Mexico.
  • And it announcedthe initiation of antidumping duty investigations of imports of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line and pressure pipe from the Czech Republic, Russia, South Korea, and Ukraine, as well as countervailing duty investigations of those products from Russia and South Korea.

Courtesy: AIIS