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China Exceeds 2016 Capacity Cut Target, But Much More Remains

19 Jan 2017 - Although China cut up to 80 million metric tons of steel capacity last year, much of it was already idle and did little to reduce output, reports the Reuters news service. 

U.S. Commerce Department Affirms Hefty Duties on Chinese Plate

18 Jan 2017 - The U.S. Commerce Department has made its final determinations on a trade case on Chinese cut-to-length plate, setting anti-dumping and countervailing margins of more than 300 percent.

China Exported Less Steel in 2016 -- About 4 Million Fewer Metric Tons

13 Jan 2017 - China’s steel exports fell 3.5 percent in 2016 as the country executed on plans to curtail capacity and as improved domestic demand diverted supply, reports the Reuters news service.

Trump Nominates U.S. Trade Representative

03 Jan 2017 - Retired Nucor Corp. chief executive Dan DiMicco, who has been advising Donald Trump and assisting the President-elect’s transition, was passed over for the job as U.S. trade representative, but said the nominee, former Reagan administration official Robert Lighthizer, is a fine pick.   

A Market Economy or Not? China Turns to the WTO for an Answer

12 Dec 2016 - Chinese officials said they are initiating dispute-resolution procedures against the U.S. and the European Union over their refusal to recognize the country as a market economy, marking the beginning of a fight over how anti-dumping tariffs are assessed against the country. 

India Extends Import Protection for 19 Steel Products

05 Dec 2016 - The Indian government is extending a minimum import price for 19 steel products, but is allowing the measure to lapse for many others.

Commerce Department Finalizes Anti-Dumping Duties on Cut-to-Length Plate

01 Dec 2016 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has set final dumping rates of between 42% and 94.1% on cut-to-length plate from Turkey, Brazil and South Africa.

UAE Might Challenge U.S. Anti-Dumping Tariff

22 Nov 2016 - The United Arab Emirates may take the United States to task over new anti-dumping duties the country has imposed on imported circular welded carbon-quality pipe.

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