US Commerce Department again delays final ruling on steel from Vietnam

Final rulings in the US duty-circumvention cases against Vietnamese cold-rolled and coated flat-rolled steel have again been delayed by the US Commerce Department, which cited the Vietnamese New Year and additional time needed to complete verifications.

The new deadline for a final decision is Wednesday April 25, Commerce said on February 15. The initial date for a final ruling had been February 16, which was then pushed back until February 21 due to a US federal government shutdown from January 20-22. Commerce’s Enforcement and Compliance division, which is processing the circumvention cases, was closed during the shutdown. “At the time of the shutdown, Commerce was in the...


Millicent Dent

February 21, 2018

21:51 GMT

New York