Essar's trade case affecting plate imports: exec

Nov 11, 2013 | 02:53 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  CRU, Essar Steel Algoma, hot-rolled carbon steel plate, Canadian International Trade Tribunal, CITT, Kalyan Ghosh, anti-dumping, Catherine Ngai

CHICAGO — Fewer low-priced steel plate imports have arrived in Canada as a result of a recent trade complaint, according to Essar Steel Algoma Inc. chief executive officer Kalyan Ghosh.

"We filed a plate case against seven countries ... and we could prove that it was injuring us and coming in here lower than their own domestic market," Ghosh told participants at CRU Group’s North American Steel Conference in Chicago Nov. 11. "The hearing is in December, and we hope....

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