US wire rod makers allege China surge

Jun 05, 2014 | 05:09 PM | Nat Rudarakanchana

Tags  China wire rod, anti-dumping duties, wire rod imports, steel, Commerce Department, ITA, International Trade Administration, ArcelorMittal USA Gerdau Ameristeel US

NEW YORK — Domestic steelmakers have asked the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) to impose duties retroactively on Chinese shipments of carbon steel wire rod products, alleging that imports have surged in the three months since their initial complaint.

The petitioners have asked Commerce to "issue a preliminary affirmative determination of critical circumstances at the earliest practicable time, but in no event later than the preliminary determination."....





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