ITC finds no import injury, rejects steel wire rod case

Dec 27, 2005 | 08:51 AM | Scott Robertson

The U.S. carbon and alloy steel wire rod industry got a lump of coal in its Christmas stocking the International Trade Commission (ITC) voted unanimously that the domestic industry is not being harmed by imports from China, Germany and Turkey.

In a 6-0 vote, the ITC issued a negative preliminary determination in a case filed by Connecticut Steel Corp., Wallingford, Conn.; Gerdau Ameristeel Corp., Tampa, Fla.; Keystone Consolidated Industries Inc., Dallas; Mittal Steel USA-Georgetown, Georgetown, S.C.; and Rocky Mountain Steel Mills, Glenwood Springs, Colo.

The ITC determined that no reasonable indication exists that the domestic industry is being materially injured by allegedly dumped imports from the three countries. The U.S. industry is expected to file an appeal.....

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