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EU Steel Producers Disappointed by Decision on Safeguard Measure Revisions

01 Jul 2020 - The European Steel Association and the IndustriAll European trade union have called for an emergency meeting with EU policy makers after the bloc’s governing body declined to lower limits on steel imports. 

Supreme Court Passes on Section 232 Challenge 

23 Jun 2020 - The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge to President Donald Trump’s Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, an action that leaves the controversial tariffs in place. 

EU Steelmakers Push for Lower Import Limits

08 Jun 2020 - Europe’s leading steelmakers are calling on the European Commission to lower the limit on the amount of steel that can be imported tariff-free into the bloc, saying that a potential flood of inexpensive steel threatens an already imperiled industry. 

Commerce Department Launches Circumvention Inquiry

14 May 2020 - The U.S. Commerce Department is self-initiating an inquiry into whether traders are circumventing duties on Chinese-made stainless sheet and strip by routing it through Vietnam. 

Latin American Producers Caution on Potential Import Problems

14 May 2020 - Alacero, the Latin American Steel Association, is warning of a potential flood of Chinese-made steel as that country ramps its economy back up while others slog through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

ArcelorMittal: China’s Excess Steel Inventory Hasn’t Hit the World Market

11 May 2020 - China so far appears to be absorbing the massive steel volumes that piled up during its COVID-19 lockdown, alleviating some of the fears that its excess steel would flood world markets, ArcelorMittal executives said. 

GOES Transformer Components Focus of New Section 232 Investigation

06 May 2020 - The U.S. Commerce Department will investigate whether imports of transformer laminations and wound cores pose a national security risk to the U.S. 

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