Nucor unit denied final fastener investigation

Jun 24, 2013 | 06:12 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  Nucor Fastener divison, Nucor, U.S. International Trade Commission, ITC, U.S. Court of International Trade, steel fasteners, Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — The U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) has denied a request by Nucor Corp.’s fastener division for a final investigation into imports of steel fasteners from China and Taiwan, reaffirming U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) negative injury determinations in preliminary-phase countervailing and anti-dumping duty investigations.

Nucor filed a trade case with the ITC in 2009 claiming that foreign suppliers had hurt domestic fastener producers by dumping products on U.S. shores (, Oct. 15, 2009). The ITC ruled in favor of the importers, but the Charlotte, N.C.-based company filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of International Trade requesting a new investigation,....

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