Battle lines drawn in rebar trade case

Sep 05, 2013 | 05:44 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  Rebar, concrete reinforcing bar, rebar mills, John Ferriola, Nucor, scrap, Veysel Yayan, Turkish Steel Producers Association Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — The battle lines have been drawn as U.S. rebar producers and Turkish and Mexican exporters prepare to argue their cases before the International Trade Commission (ITC).

"Turkish and Mexican rebar producers are flooding the U.S. with dumped and subsidized product and it is critical that our laws against such illegal trade practices be enforced to prevent further harm to the U.S. industry and its workers," John Ferriola, president and chief executive officer of Charlotte, N.C.-based Nucor Corp., told AMM.

Nucor was one of five U.S. rebar producers that filed the dumping and subsidy complaint Sept. 4 (, Sept. 4).....

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