AK brings electrical steel trade petition to ITC

Nov 06, 2013 | 05:40 PM | Rey Mashayekhi

Tags  AK Steel Corp., trade petition, ITC, International Trade Commision, non-oriented electrical steel, NOES, dumping, material injury China

WASHINGTON — AK Steel Corp. laid out its arguments against imports of non-oriented electrical steel (NOES) before the International Trade Commission (ITC) Nov. 6, alleging that low-priced imports from six countries had dealt a "devastating blow" to the company’s financial results and electrical steel operations.

AK filed a trade petition against NOES imports from China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Sweden and Taiwan in late September (amm.com, Sept. 30). The ITC heard arguments from AK Steel executives and legal representatives, who said there was "no question that AK Steel’s NOES operations (have been) materially injured" by imports of the material from China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Sweden and Taiwan. ....

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