Energy tubulars flat after OCTG verdict

Feb 25, 2014 | 06:08 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  OCTG, hollow structural sections, HSS, oil country tubular goods, Tenaris, Commerce Department, International Trade Administration, Posco Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — Energy tubular prices were largely unchanged in February as market sources assessed the repercussions of a preliminary decision by the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) in an oil country tubular goods (OCTG) anti-dumping case.

The ITA decided not to impose anti-dumping duties vs. South Korean producers in its preliminary ruling last week (, Feb. 18).

"There was no change. If the Koreans are (assessed) zero they are going to continue exporting to this country at the same rate they have been," one distributor in the South said.....

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