Ukraine: US bound to cancel steel duties

Ukrainian companies can count on being excluded from the US steel and aluminum sanctions lists. “We believe that we can seriously rely on being excluded from the duties lists. US is rather seriously reviewing our arguments”, deputy minister of economical development and trade, trade representative of Ukraine Natalia Mikolskaya said following the negotiations with US…

Ukraine: EU stops antidumping investigation on ferroalloys

The European Commission has stopped the antidumping investigation of the imports of ferrosilicon with Ukrainian origin.

Following the investigation, Ukrainian products will not be affected by antidumping duties on the EU market.

In 2017 Ukraine exported $54.7 million worth of ferrosilicon to EU, up by $17.8 million YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Lithuania: US decision on tariffs upsetting

Lithuanian officials say that the US decision to impose tariffs on EU steel and aluminum imports is very disappointing, but does not mean a trade war. According to Deputy Foreign Minister Albinas Zananaviius, Lithuania is “very disappointed”, because the intensive talks between the European Commission and the United States, and efforts by other European countries…

Ukraine: EU to stop ferrosilicon investigation

The official information on the stop of the antidumping investigation on Ukrainian and Egyptian ferrosilicon imports to EU will be published soon, “The Ukrainian Association of Ferroalloy Producers has recently received such a reply to its letter”, the association executive director Sergey Kudryavtsev wrote on his Facebook page. According to him, this was the result…

Ukraine: EU stops ferrosilicon imports investigations

The European Union decided to stop the antidumping investigation on the imports of ferrosilicon from Ukraine and Egypt.

The European Commission announced the cancellation of the investigation on April 4, as the Association of European ferro-alloy Producers had revoked its application on February 27.

The antidumping investigation began in August 2017. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pipes hit by Mexico duties

The government of Mexico has announced the implementation of the antidumping duties on the import of carbon steel pipes from Ukraine, South Korea, Spain and India.

The investigation was carried out at the request of a local company and covered the trade operations from April 2013 through March 2016. (Ukrainian metal)

EAEU: duties on stainless steel and pipes from China and Malaysia prolonged

The Eurasian Economic Commission has extended the antidumping duty on cold-deformed seamless stainless pipes supplied to the territory of the Union from China and Malaysia.

The duty has been prolonged for the duration of another investigation – through January 18, 2019.

The volume of the duty is 19.15% of the customs cost. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Economic Ministry disappointed with EC decision to reject obligations proposed by hot-rolled steel exporters

The Economic Development and Trade Ministry of Ukraine is disappointed by a decision of the European Commission (EC) to reject price commitments proposed by Metinvest Group and other hot-rolled steel exporters in exchange for non-applying the previously introduced anti-dumping duties to them. “We are very disappointed by this decision of Europe, especially in the context…