South Korean pipe producers deny dumping

Mar 19, 2013 | 04:58 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  OCTG, line pipe, Hyundai, Nexteel, Seah, dumping, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — South Korean producers of energy tubulars deny they are dumping their products in the U.S. market, where talk of a trade case against the country has been rife in recent months.

"Our price is very ... fair. We’re not dumping. We think that we can defend ourself ... about the price," a source at one Korean tube and pipe manufacturer told AMM.

"There always have been rumors (of a trade case). The main reason is that Korean imports to the United States are very (large) over other countries. Korean manufacturers generally export over the cost price so we don’t think that they’re dumping in the United States," a market source said, adding that Korean manufacturers were "ready for a possible anti-dumping case."....

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