Steelmakers renew push to end Russia treaty

Aug 28, 2014 | 01:14 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  steel, hot-rolled steel, steel sheet, Russia, Russian suspension agreement, Nucor, Gallatin Steel, ArcelorMittal USA U.S. Steel

NEW YORK — Domestic flat-rolled steel producers have renewed their call to end an agreement suspending anti-dumping duties on flat-rolled imports from Russia.

"Because the suspension agreement is not satisfying its statutory purpose of preventing price undercutting, it must be terminated," according to an Aug. 27 filing with the U.S. Commerce Department by lawyers representing ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Chicago; Gallatin Steel Co., Ghent, Ky.; Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C.; SSAB Americas, Lisle, Ill.; Steel Dynamics Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind.; and U.S. Steel Corp., Pittsburgh.....





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