Major US silicon producers submit new anti-dumping case

A new anti-dumping case has been brought by the two dominant silicon metal producers in the United States, petitioning against silicon producers in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Iceland, Malaysia and Kazakhstan.

The complainants are Globe Specialty Metals, the New York-based unit of Ferroglobe, and Mississippi Silicon (MS), based in the US state of Mississippi. Together, the pair make the vast majority of US-origin silicon.
On Tuesday June 30, they called on the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to stop the importing and selling of what they described as “dumped and unfairly subsidized silicon metal.”

The anti-dumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions outline what the domestic producers describe as deliberate practices to sell silicon metal at less than fair value, and they allege dumping...

Published

Orla O'Sullivan

June 30, 2020

19:42 GMT

New York