Flat Products

EUROFER welcomes EU anti-dumping measures against imports of SSCR from China and Taiwan

  EUROFER – The European Commission has imposed provisional anti-dumping duties of up to 25,2 % on stainless steel cold rolled flat products (SSCR) imports from PR China and up to 12,0 % on imports from Taiwan, following the complaint which was filed by EUROFER in May 2014.The Commission’s investigations ...

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China steel firms turn overseas as domestic woes mount

Reuters – Laden with debt and struggling to make money as the world's No.2 economy loses momentum, China's steel mills do not appear obvious candidates for overseas expansion. But the country's crisis-hit steel sector is calling for strong government backing for plans to ramp up foreign acquisitions, as it looks ...

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India: Steel sector seeks government action on cheap Chinese imports

EconomicTimes – Tata Steel said the Indian steel industry is seeking support from the government to face the challenge posed by import of steel from China and ther countries at much lower prices.  "Indian steel industry is struggling because a lot of cheap imports are coming in, including from China, ...

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A giant increase in Egyptian imports of Turkish steel products in 2014

  ArabMetal – Egyptian imports of Turkish  finished steel products  rose by a large margin amounted to 76.33% in 2014, compared to the previous year. According to the «Arab metals» database, Egyptian imports of Turkish finished steel products were 513,313 tons in 2014 compared to 291,112 tons in the year ...

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Iran lifts Steel import duties on Chinese bulk export worries

Scrap Register – Iran has lifted import duties on certain steel products to between 10 and 20 percent, to protect domestic steel makers from Chinese bulk exports.   China has exported a record 94 million ton of steel during last year, an increase of more than 50% from a year ...

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US flat-rolled steel market expecting prices to stabilize soon

  Platts – The precipitous decline in flat-rolled steel pricing in the US over the last four months is starting to show signs of a soft bottom, sources continued to say Friday. Platts maintained its daily hot-rolled and cold-rolled coil prices at $480-$495/st and $610-$630/st, respectively. All prices are normalized ...

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India seeks anti-dumping tax on some stainless steel imports

Business-Standard – After months of investigation, the directorate general for anti–dumping & allied duties has recommended the Union ministry of commerce levy an anti–dumping duty on hot rolled flat stainless steel import from China, Malaysia and Korea. It has recommended a levy of $309 a tonne of duty on Chinese ...

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USA exported 925,429 tons in January 2015

  ArabMetal – Falls Church, VA. March 11, 2015. Amidst a steep jump in steel exports to one minor trading partner, and a sharp drop in shipments to another, total steel exports by the United States in January were nearly unchanged from last December. According to American Institute for International ...

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China: New Height of Steel Exports in January 2015

xinlaisteel – After canceling the export tax of boron steel since the beginning of 2015 officially, the amount of China’s steel exports continues high. According to the latest data from customs, China’s steel exports in January, 2015 was 10.29 million tons, an increase of 52.1%. As a result, China’s monthly ...

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Turkey: Prepainted steel sheet exports decline in 2014

According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, Turkey’s exports pf pre-painted steel sheet were around 170,847 tons in 2014, down by 15.5% from a year ago. Also, the total export sales were around USD172.65 million, decreasing by 20% year-on-year. Turkey’s pre-painted steel exports were 202,109 tons in 2013.

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