Commerce sets preliminary margins vs. Japan flat steels

Nov 12, 2013 | 05:48 PM | Rey Mashayekhi

Tags  Commerce Department, diffusion-annealed, nickel-plated, flat-rolled steel, International Trade Commission, Toyo Kohan, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, Thomas Steel Strip Rey Mashayekhi

NEW YORK — Japanese producers of diffusion-annealed nickel-plated flat-rolled steel sold the material in the United States at less than fair value, the U.S. Commerce Department found in a preliminary determination Nov. 12.

Commerce set preliminary dumping margins for Tokyo-based mandatory respondents Toyo Kohan Co. Ltd. and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. at 47.8 percent and 77.7 percent, respectively. All other producers and exporters in Japan received a preliminary dumping margin....

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