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China Says It Might Challenge U.S. Import Duties

28 Jun 2016 - China’s commerce ministry, which has said America’s imposition of import duties on certain steel products is protectionist, now says it might sue the country through the World Trade Organization, according to the Reuters news service.

U.S. Trade Commission Upholds Duties on Corrosion-Resistant Steel

27 Jun 2016 - The U.S. International Trade Commission has affirmed that domestic producers are being harmed by imports of corrosion-resistant steel from five countries, including China.

China Calls U.S. Cold Rolled Duties 'Protectionist'

23 Jun 2016 - China is taking the United States to task after American trade officials affirmed anti-dumping and countervailing duties of more than 500 percent on Chinese cold rolled producers.

U.S. Cold Rolled Producers Injured by Imports, U.S. Trade Commission Finds

22 Jun 2016 - American producers have been harmed by unfairly traded imports of cold rolled sheet from China and Japan, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Wednesday.

China Acquisition of Unprofitable Serbian Mill Undermines Efforts to Reduce Global Overcapacity, Says EUROFER

17 Jun 2016 - As Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Serbia this week, the European Steel Association is raising objections over the sale of Serbia’s largest steel mill to a state-owned producer in China.

India Investment Program Expected to Generate Significant Steel Demand

16 Jun 2016 - Indian miners and steelmakers are likely to see significant new demand arising from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s US$87 billion Make in India initiative, reports The (India) Economic Times.

Some Doubt China Pledge To Curb Excess Steel Capacity

08 Jun 2016 - China has promised to cut down its enormous steelmaking capacity by limiting new mills, eliminating antiquated mills and putting a final end to the so-called "zombie" operations that have returned from the dead.

U.S. Official Rebukes China for Excess Steel Capacity

06 Jun 2016 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew criticized China on Monday for enabling the steel glut, which has driven down prices and forced steelmakers to idle mills, reports The Washington Post.

U.S. Should Resolve Trade Disputes Through Discussion, Not Protectionist Measures, Says China Official

03 Jun 2016 - Barring Chinese-made steel from the U.S. market would be an abuse of trade remedies, Zhu Guangyao, China’s vice minister of finance, said on Thursday, according to Xinhua, the country’s official news agency.

Trade Commission Moves Forward on U.S. Steel Corp. Complaint

27 May 2016 - The U.S. International Trade Commission will pursue United States Steel Corporation’s Section 337 trade complaint against the largest of Chinese steel producers, the commission has announced.

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