EC to halt anti-dumping case into welded tubes, pipes, profiles, market sources say

The European Commission (EC) will halt its anti-dumping investigation into imports of welded steel tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, whether of square or rectangular cross-section, originating from Macedonia, Russia and Turkey, market participants told Fastmarkets on Tuesday April 30.

The EC opened the case on September 28 last year after the defence committee of the Welded Steel Tubes Industry of the EU lodged a complaint with the EC on August 14 of the same year.

The group’s complaint was filed on behalf of producers responsible for more than 40% of the total EU production of hollow sections. It included evidence that imports of the products under investigation from the countries concerned had increased both in terms of volume...


Maria Tanatar

April 30, 2019

19:55 GMT