Trump signs executive order to encourage use of domestic steel

Friday, 01 February 2019 16:16:16 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

US President Donald Trump has announced that he has signed the executive order on strengthening the use of iron and steel products produced in the US, along with other domestically produced goods and services, in federal procurements and through the terms and conditions of federal financial assistance awards, as well as public infrastructure projects.

According to Trump’s statement, for iron and steel products, all manufacturing processes, from the initial melting stage through the application of coatings, have to occur in the United States.


Most Recent Related Articles

US HSS mills still pushing for higher prices

US West coast scrap, dock delivered prices in Washington

Ex-CIS HRC prices up in new round of offers to Turkey

Global nickel production rises in January-September

India’s local and import scrap prices stable, import deals limited by weak rupee