Electrical steel duty cut said not enough

Aug 01, 2013 | 04:04 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  electrical steel, WTO, AK Steel, ATI, dumping duties, subsidy, Catherine Ngai

NEW YORK — China has lowered some duties on imports of grain-oriented electrical steel from the United States following a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling, but the U.S. industry claims the move is not enough to level the playing field.

Since losing at the WTO last year, China re-investigated the anti-dumping and countervailing duties it issued to U.S. steel companies, particularly West Chester, Ohio-based AK Steel Corp. and ATI Allegheny Ludlum Corp., Pittsburgh, China’s Ministry of Commerce said in a July 31 ruling on its website.....

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