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NATO Members to Trump: Not All Steel Imports Are a National Security Risk

19 Jun 2017 - Some of NATO’s European members are pressing the Trump administration to rethink setting restrictions on steel imports based on national security concerns, reports the (London) Financial Times.

U.S. Steel Imports Study Nearing Completion, Commerce Secretary Says

08 Jun 2017 - The U.S. Commerce Department soon will complete its review of whether steel imports pose a risk to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday, according to the Reuters news service. 

Steel Groups Offer NAFTA Recommendations

06 Jun 2017 - Six North American steel industry groups have issued a joint policy statement outling their wishes for a revised North American Free Trade Agreement. 

As Mills Close, China's Rebar Supply Tightens Up

05 Jun 2017 - The irony here is rich: China is experiencing a short-term shortage of rebar, according to the Bloomberg news service.

China, EU Remain Apart on Global Overcapacity

02 Jun 2017 - European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said China and the EU narrowed differences over steel overcapacity and China’s insistence that it be treated as a market economy. 

China Reduces Its Ability to Make Steel, But Not Its Desire

16 May 2017 - China is more than halfway to achieving its goal of cutting 50 million metric tons of crude steel capacity this year, according to Xinhua, the country’s official news agency. 

Eurofer President: China’s Capacity Cut Promises Are ‘Genuine’

10 May 2017 - China will indeed cut its capacity, but a reduction in capabilities won’t necessarily lead to a reduction in output, the president of the European steel association, Eurofer, said on Wednesday, according to the Reuters news service.

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