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Trade case monitor: November 2017

Dec 01, 2017 | 12:33 PM |

Tags  trade cases, 2017, hot-rolled coil, rebar, wire rod, seamless pipe, tube, stainless sheet Ana Paula Camargo

LONDON — As competition in the global steel markets remains fierce, Metal Bulletin provides an update on the new, progressing and closed trade cases from around the world in November 2017.

The case list below includes only updates. For other continuing cases this year, see the September and October updates.


American Metal Market

Investigating Region


Origin of Products Under Scrutiny

Latest Action

Next Action, If Known



Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand.

Provisional anti-dumping duties set on November 17.


Steel grinding rods


Final anti-dumping duties of 8.20-22.90% set on October 30.

European Union

Seamless steel tube and pipe


Anti-circumvention probe terminated on November 16.


Heavy plate

Italy, Japan.

Anti-dumping probe initiated on November 14.



Brazil, Mexico.

Anti-dumping investigation initiated on November 2.




Anti-dumping duties of 16.89-22.55% set on November 29.

United States

Steel threaded rod


Anti-dumping duties of 5.40% set on November 7.

Wire rod

Russia, Belarus, United Arab Emirates.

Final anti-dumping duties of 84.10-756.93% set on November 21.

Wire rod

South Korea.

Preliminary anti-dumping duties amended to 40.80% on November 28.

(Table compiled by AMM and Metal Bulletin Newsdesks.)

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