USA sets steep final duties in CR sheet case

The US Commerce Department has issued steep final duty margins for cold rolled coil imports from Brazil, India, Russia, South Korea and the UK.

The department hammered South Korean producers with especially high final duties, according to a July 21 fact sheet. South Korean suppliers, which faced no countervailing duties at the preliminary stage, found themselves back on the hook at the final stage. Most South Korean producers face final countervailing duties of 3.91%. But Posco must now contend with a rate of 58.36%. The Commerce Department said it calculated the high rate based on adverse...


This article was first published by AMM

July 22, 2016

05:12 GMT