Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner:
Week in Review: Industrial production rises; Liberty Steel invests in the future; MW aluminum premium spikes
India has imposed definitive anti-dumping duty on certain steel products imported from China, South Korea and Vietnam after an investigation established these items caused injury to domestic producers.
This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports were down by nearly one-fifth during the January-May period; India has imposed duties on some steel products imported from China, Korea and Vietnam; and imports of oil country goods are down significantly this year.
The United States International Trade Commission voted unanimously in its anti-dumping and countervailing subsidy review of imports of Chinese collated steel staples, concluding the imports are injurious to U.S. industry.
Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: a potential copper find in Cornwall; the automotive sector’s struggles; falling oil prices; rising aluminum production and much more.
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on Wednesday voted to continue anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations covering imports of common alloy aluminum sheet from 18 countries.
Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including coverage of: steel prices; container traffic trends; housing starts; oil prices; E.U. anti-dumping duties on stainless steel; and much more.
Provisional anti-dumping duties have been imposed on some stainless steel products from the three Asian stainless steel producing countries — China, Indonesia and Taiwan — after eight months of monitoring and deliberation by E.U. officials, Reuters reports.
The duties on hot-rolled stainless steel sheets and coils include a rate of 17% on shipments from two Indonesian subsidiaries of Chinese stainless steel maker Tsingshan Holding Group, whose rapid expansion and low production costs in the southeast Asian country have left E.U. producers fretting over market share, the report states.
This morning in metals news, the E.U. has opted to slap anti-dumping duties on stainless steel imports from a trio of Asian countries, the Black Butte copper project in Montana recently received a positive Record of Decision and aluminum prices continue to fall.
This morning in metals news, the Aluminum Association filed antidumping and countervailing duty petitions alleging imports of aluminum sheet from 18 countries are harming the U.S. industry, the British Steel takeover is set to be completed today, and the issue of steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil remains up in the air.