Electrical steel industry cheers imports ruling

Jul 18, 2014 | 04:56 PM | Rey Mashayekhi

Tags  grain-oriented electrical steel, GOES, Commerce Department, AK Steel, Allegheny Technologies, ATI, United Steelworkers union, USW Germany

NEW YORK — The domestic grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) industry praised the affirmative final ruling in an anti-dumping investigation of imports from three countries, but analysts warned that shifting end markets and continuing import penetration have dimmed the long-term outlook.

The Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration this past week imposed final dumping margins ranging from 78.1 to 241.91 percent on GOES shipments from Germany, Japan and Poland (amm.com, July 17), unchanged from preliminary determinations in May. Commerce’s final rulings on GOES imports from China, the Czech Republic, Russia and South Korea are expected in September.....





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