The EC started an anti-dumping investigation into imports of hot-rolled coil originating from Turkey
on May 14. European steel association Eurofer had lodged a complaint with the EC
, alleging that HRC was exported from Turkey at dumped prices in April 2020.
Eurofer has taken a protectionist stance in favor of the EU and has been trying to increase the level of protectionism at every opportunity, TCUD alleged.
“Unfortunately, we see that the EC [responds to] Eurofer’s expectations. The Commission appears to be failing to comply with the principles of free and fair trade, and seems to embrace the [kind of] behavior [shown by] the US, which has itself been criticized by the EC,” it...