ITA favors US producers in China dumping case

Feb 12, 2014 | 01:13 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  International Trade Administration, ITA, U.S. Steel, OCTG, anti-dumping, countervailing, scope inquiry, Sherrod Brown Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — Domestic pipe and tube makers have applauded a final ruling by the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) that unfinished oil country tubular goods (OCTG) made in China and processed in other countries before being shipped to the United States should be subject to the anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed on Chinese product.

"U.S. Steel (Corp.) firmly believes that we can remain globally competitive provided there is a level playing field and fair trade laws are enforced. This is an important decision for our industry and we are pleased with the ruling," a spokeswoman for the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker told AMM in an e-mail.....

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