EC starts anti-dumping probe into HFP rebar imports from China

The European Commission has opened an anti-dumping (AD) investigation into imports of high fatigue performance (HFP) rebar from China, the commission said on Thursday April 30.

The investigation was started after the European steel association, Eurofer, lodged a complaint on behalf of European producers on March 17. The association represents more than 25% of total European HFP rebar manufacturers in the EU.

“Appearing for the first time in the EU in 2013, in only two years Chinese HFP rebar [has taken a quarter] of the market, facilitated by price-opportunistic trading,” Axel Eggert, director general of Eurofer...


Maria Tanatar

April 30, 2015

14:25 GMT