USA initiates wire rod trade case against 10 nations

A wide-ranging trade case has been initiated in the USA against carbon and alloy steel wire rod from ten countries, the US Commerce Department said late on Tuesday April 18.

The petitioners in the anti-dumping and countervailing trade case include Gerdau Ameristeel US, Nucor, Keystone Consolidated Industries and Charter Steel. Collectively, wire rod imports from the ten countries – Belarus, Italy, South Korea, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, the UAE and the UK – totalled 642,538 tonnes and was valued at $272.20 million in 2016,...


Nat Rudarakanchana

April 19, 2017

18:44 GMT