US must make China play by WTO rules: ATI

May 07, 2013 | 05:08 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  ATI, stainless steel, China, Richard Harshman, Daniel Fitzgerald

PITTSBURGH — The U.S. government must insist on China’s full compliance with World Trade Organization (WTO) rules to help level the playing field for domestic stainless steel manufacturers, Allegheny Technologies Inc.’s (ATI’s) chairman, president and chief executive officer Richard Harshman said.
The stainless industry has changed dramatically with the rise of Chinese manufacturing, which rose to 36 percent of global stainless production in 2010 from 13 percent in 2005, ATI Harshman said in his keynote address at the Association for Iron and Steel Technology’s AISTech 2013 conference and exposition....

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