US finds circumvention in rebar imports from Mexico’s Deacero

Thursday, 05 March 2020 13:43:04 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced a preliminary circumvention ruling on imports of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) imported from the Mexican producer Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V (Deacero).

After completing its preliminary investigation, the DOC has determined that Mexican hooked or bent  rebar produced and/or exported to the United States by Deacero is circumventing the existing antidumping duty (AD) order on rebar from Mexico that is straight or in coil form.

Accordingly, the DOC will instruct US Customs and Border Protection to begin collecting cash deposits on imports of hooked or bent rebar produced and/or exported to the United States. This duty will be imposed on future imports, and on any unliquidated entries since October 18, 2019 which is the date the DOC initiated this circumvention inquiry.

The petitioners are US domestic producers of rebar: Nucor Corporation, Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., Commercial Metals Company, Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, Inc., Byer Steel Group, Inc., and Steel Dynamics, Inc.


Most Recent Related Articles

US DOC issues preliminary AD margins for PC strand imports from seven countries

US DOC rescinds review of CVD order on rebar from Turkey’s Habas

US import rebar trend still pointing up

US and Mexico agree to monitoring program to prevent transshipment of grain-oriented electrical steel

Mexico extends duties on Chinese imports of galvanized welded wire mesh