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U.S. Commerce Department OKs Rebar Duties

17 May 2017 - The U.S. Commerce Department has finalized tariffs on rebar from Japan and Turkey, affirming that producers in those countries have undercut domestic prices.  

Japan: U.S. Anti-Dumping Ruling ‘Unjust’

09 May 2017 - Japan’s steel producers are weighing their options following a U.S. decision last week to impose tariffs on cut-to-length plate from Japan and seven other countries.

Trump's Trade Stance Worries Japanese Steelmakers

25 Apr 2017 - Japan Iron and Steel Federation chairman Kosei Shindo said the country’s steelmakers are concerned by what they said is U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionism, reports the Reuters news service.

Investigation to Assess National Security Risks of Steel Imports

20 Apr 2017 - The Trump Administration has opened an investigation into whether steel imports are threatening national security, invoking a seldom-used, 55-year-old law that gives the president the right to restrict imports due to national security concerns. 

U.S. Trade Officials Initiate Wire Rod Investigation

19 Apr 2017 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has launched a dumping investigation into carbon and alloy wire rod from 10 countries. 

Trump Issues Executive Orders to Address Unfair Trade

31 Mar 2017 - Declaring that “the theft of American prosperity will end,” U.S. President Donald Trump signed two executive orders on Friday that are intended to clamp down on unfairly traded imports. 

U.S. to Re-Examine China's Nonmarket Economy Status

30 Mar 2017 - The U.S. Department of Commerce will review whether China should continue to be treated as a nonmarket economy in trade cases. 

U.S. Commerce Department Affirms Dumping Margins in Plate Case

30 Mar 2017 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued its final determination in case involving cut-to-length place, affirming that producers from eight countries have dumped products and undercut domestic prices. 

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