USITC Keeps AD Duty on Imports of Diffusion-Annealed, Nickel-Plated Flat-Rolled Steel Products from Japan

The US International Trade Commission has determined that revoking the existing antidumping order on imports of diffusion-annealed, nickel-plated flat-rolled steel products from Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. As a result of the Commission’s affirmative determination, the existing antidumping duty order on imports…

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Liberty Steel Ostrava & Trade Unions ink pact

Czech media reported that management of the Liberty Ostrava steelworks signed an agreement with the trade unionists on the future of the company. It concerns future investments, production and employment, but also extends the current collective agreement until 2023. The agreement of the company with the trade unions enshrines, for example, the minimum annual steel…

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Mandatory registration of steel import contracts is a sound move; but time limit, fees can be eased

The government’s move towards mandatory registration of steel import contracts under the Steel Import Monitoring System has raised the hackles of the user industry. The decision is intended to check, if not eliminate, invoice manipulation, the government has argued. Until now, New Delhi has had no clue about the details of import contracts entered into…

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