US imposes steep duties on wire rod from South Africa, Ukraine

The United States Department of Commerce has announced hefty anti-dumping duties on imports of wire rod from South Africa and Ukraine, with final duties for the former set as high as 142.26%.

Commerce officials also affirmed critical circumstances against all South African exporters, according to a final determination issued on Wednesday January 10. Mandatory respondents in the South African case include ArcelorMittal South Africa Ltd and affiliated companies. Retroactive duties, which must be confirmed by the US International Trade Commission (ITC), will extend back by 90 days from October 31, 2017. The ITC’s final injury determination is due on February 22. The duty, a...


Nat Rudarakanchana

January 10, 2018

19:20 GMT

New York