US DOC announces preliminary AD margins in wire rod trade case
The US Department of Commerce (US DOC) has announced that it has imposed preliminary antidumping (AD) duty on imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from Italy, South Korea, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.
Accordingly, the preliminary antidumping duty rates range between 2.8 percent and 147.63 percent for the mentioned imports from seven countries.
According to the DOC’s statement, in 2016 imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from Italy, South Korea, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, and the UK were valued at an estimated $12.2 million, $45.6 million, $7.1 million, $40.7 million, $41.4 million, $55 million, and $20.5 million, respectively.
The DOC is scheduled to announce its final determinations on or about January 8, 2018, while the ITC is scheduled to make its final injury determinations in February 22, 2018.
The products in question currently fall under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) 7213.91.3011, 7213.91.3015, 7213.91.3020, 7213.91.3093, 7213.91.4500, 7213.91.6000, 7213.99.0030, 7227.20.0030, 7227.20.0080, 7227.90.6010, 7227.90.6020, 7227.90.6030 and 7227.90.6035.
|Country||Exporter/Producer||Preliminary AD duty rate|
|Italy||Ferriere Nord S.p.A.||22.06%|
|Ferriera Valsider S.p.A.||22.06%|
|South Africa||ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited, Scaw South Africa (Pty)
Ltd. (also known as Scaw Metals Group), and Consolidated
|Spain||Global Steel Wire/ CELSA Atlantic SA/ Compania Espanola de Laminacion||20.25%|
|ArcelorMittal Espana S.A||32.64%|
|Turkey||Habas Sinai ve Tibbi Gazlar Istihsal Endustrisi A.S.||2.80%|
|Icdas Celik Enerji Tersane ve Ulasim Sanayi A.S||8.01%|
|Ukraine||ArcelorMittal Steel Kryvyi Rih OJSC||44.03%|
|Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC) Yenakiieve Steel||44.03%|
|UK||British Steel Limited||41.96%|
|Longs Steel UK Limited||147.63%|
*This was published on SteelOrbis website on October 26, 2017.