15 Aug 2017 -
The International Monetary Fund said China’s efforts to cut excess steel and coal capacity have had a "muted" impact on its production and that the country could stand to make more aggressive cuts.
08 Aug 2017 -
Iron ore and steel prices are rising in China as government policies have helped to tighten supply and increase demand, reports the Bloomberg news service.
28 Jul 2017 -
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he’ll defer to President Donald Trump on the timing of the administration’s Section 232 decision, according to the Reuters news agency.
27 Jul 2017 -
In regard to the Trump administration’s decision to delay action on new steel trade measures, the United Steelworkers union has this much to say: “What are you waiting for?”
18 Jul 2017 -
U.S. President Donald Trump is being warned that he could wind up instigating a trade war and upending the global trading system if he imposes restrictions on steel imports in the name of national security, reports The Hill newspaper.
13 Jul 2017 -
U.S. President Donald Trump said he might impose both tariffs and quotas on steel imports to keep volumes of foreign steel in check.
12 Jul 2017 -
A group of economists who all served as U.S. presidential advisers are warning that new restrictions on imported steel could harm relationships with allies and damage the economy.
11 Jul 2017 -
The European Union’s first-quarter apparent steel consumption rose 3.1% year-over-year and is expected to grow through the remainder of 2017, but U.S. steel trade policies could have “disastrous” consequences, according to EUROFER, the European Steel Association.
06 Jul 2017 -
With the Group of 20 summit set to begin Friday in Germany, the European Steel Association is calling on member nations to renew commitments to free and fair trade – and on the U.S. to think carefully about imposing restrictions on European steel imports.