ITC to vote on coated steel import case

Apr 16, 2012 | 01:54 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  tin mill, steel, ITC, USS, ArcelorMittal, Kathleen Cannon, Daniel Porter, catehrine ngai

NEW YORK — The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) will vote next month on whether to revoke duties in a controversial anti-dumping case involving Japanese tin- and chromium-coated sheet.

The trade case has a checkered history. When duties were first set after domestic petitioners filed their complaint in 1999, the Japanese appealed to the Court of International Trade (CIT). After several back-and-forths, the CIT ordered the ITC to change its decision. The domestic petitioners then took the case to the U.S. Court of Appeals, which agreed with the domestic side.

The ITC vote is scheduled to vote May 15 in its second sunset review of the product, which serves the tin can end markets. Petitioners include ArcelorMittal USA LLC, U.S. Steel Corp. and USS-Posco. ....

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