Ferrosilicon ruling unlikely to affect prices

Jul 28, 2014 | 04:34 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  ferrosilicon, Russia, Commerce Department, anti-dumping, ferrosilicon imports, ferrosilicon prices, ferrosilicon supply, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — The Commerce Department’s decision not to impose anti-dumping duties on U.S. imports of Russian ferrosilicon is not expected to impact the domestic market until 2015 contract negotiations begin later this year, market participants said.

Commerce last week issued a final determination confirming its preliminary negative ruling (amm.com, July 25).

"The preliminary decision was made in March, and the market has already absorbed that information," one supplier source told AMM. "I think the market was prepared for status quo; it would have reacted more if the decision had been changed."....

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