US pushes case vs. Turkish rebar at meeting

Aug 21, 2014 | 04:38 PM | Nat Rudarakanchana

Tags  steel, Turkish rebar, reinforcing bar, long products, International Trade Administration, ITA, trade case, anti-dumping duties countervailing duties

NEW YORK — The U.S. steel industry continues efforts to step up pressure in a trade case against Turkish reinforcing bar products, with senior executives from several domestic producers and their legal counsel meeting with Commerce Department officials in late July, an Aug. 19 Commerce filing shows.

But one trader said little has changed regarding the facts on the ground related to Turkish rebar output that would merit higher margins. "I don’t know what’s changed, from the preliminary to the final, other than a whole bunch of lobbying," he said.....





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