Turkish steel rebar imports taper off

Oct 30, 2013 | 03:57 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  rebar, rebar imports, Turkey rebar, Mexico rebar, Spain rebar, South Korea rebar, anti-dumping duties, steel Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — Rebar buyers are ratcheting up their search for new overseas sources of the product, as some imports dwindle and time runs out before potential duties hit arrivals from the two largest providers to the United States: Turkey and Mexico.

Any Turkish shipments arriving in the United States in the second half of December or later could be slapped with countervailing duties, and any Turkish and Mexican material arriving in the first half of March could be hit with anti-dumping duties (amm.com, Oct. 30).

Rebar traders are turning to such countries as South Korea, Japan and Spain as likely new sources for rebar if duties are imposed.....

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