Politicians feel heat to burn Byrd repeal

Dec 16, 2005 | 09:04 AM | Scott Robertson

The steel industry is keeping up the pressure on the U.S. government to remove the repeal of the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act (CDSOA), the so-called Byrd Amendment, from the Budget Reconciliation Bill.

While many in the steel industry say that the Byrd repeal-which was included in the budget bill passed by the House of Representatives last month-has no support in the Senate, the steel industry is taking no chances.

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in a memo sent last week to members of the Senate Steel Caucus and Senate staff assigned to steel and/or trade issues, urged political leaders to remove the Byrd repeal from the budget bill and support a motion by Sen. Robert C. Byrd (D., W.Va.) and Sen. Mike DeWine (R., Ohio) to keep the repeal out of the final bill.....

Latest Pricing Trends


Are you stocking more inventory today than 18 months ago?


View previous results