Tenaris joins industry in fight vs. OCTG imports

May 02, 2013 | 03:23 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  Tenaris, steel imports, Germán Curá, Paolo Rocca, styeel pipe, steel tube, premium products, OCTG trade case

NEW YORK — Luxembourg-based pipe and tube maker Tenaris SA is working with U.S. steelmakers to determine the best way to cope with a wave of imports that has dragged down prices, the company’s top North American executive said during the company’s first-quarter earnings conference call.

"From a trade perspective, we have indicated that we are working with the rest of the industry. We are naturally looking at (South) Korea—but not only Korea, other imports as well. We believe we might come to a final conclusion in the coming months," North American area manager Germán Curá said in response to an analyst’s question about the potential for an anti-dumping suit being filed against Korean producers of oil country tubular goods (OCTG).....

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