US structural steel mills weighing trade action

Aug 19, 2014 | 04:56 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  steel, structurals, beams, Nucor-Yamato Steel, Steel Dynamics, SDI Structural and Rail division, Gerdau Long Steel North America, trade action beam imports

LOS ANGELES — U.S. structural steel producers, concerned that imports are biting into an improving market, are weighing a possible trade action against foreign mills on beams.

The domestic industry is collecting market and import data on beam imports and expects to reach a determination on whether or not to go ahead with a formal anti-dumping or other filing within 45 days, according to a source familiar with the producers’ inquiry.....

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