UPI said mulling trade case vs. China sheet

Dec 18, 2013 | 05:32 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  USS-Posco Industries, UPI, anti-dumping petition, U.S. Steel, Posco, California Steel Industries, CSI, flat-rolled sheet China sheet

LOS ANGELES — USS-Posco Industries Inc. (UPI) is considering filing an anti-dumping petition against Chinese cold-rolled sheet, a source close to the company told AMM.

The Pittsburg, Calif.-based flat-rolled producer, which declined to comment on the report, is weighing its options for filing a trade complaint with attorneys, the source said.

If UPI decides to file an anti-dumping petition, it would go against what has become conventional wisdom in this part of the country—that, whatever the impact of imports on the West Coast, regional dumping complaints have little chance of succeeding since damage must be shown on the overall U.S. market.....

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