US steel sector applauds landmark trade legislation

The US steel industry has applauded President Barack Obama for signing into law landmark trade legislation that includes measures expected to make it easier to file trade cases.

With Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and related Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) signed into law on June 29, stricter trade remedies lobbied for by the steel industry will go into effect – including a clearer definition of injury in trade cases, industry executives said. “We thank the [Obama] administration for recognising the critical role of the steel industry by supporting these...

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This article was first published by AMM

June 30, 2015

05:18 GMT

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