UNITED STATES August 23 2016 6:19 AM
NEW YORK (Scrap Register): The preliminary antidumping rulings for countries which involved in an unfair trade case of cut-to-length Steel plate has been postponed by the US Department of Commerce.
The request by domestic petitioners has lead to the postponing of anti-dumping duty of nine among the 12 countries. Extended deadline for the antidumping investigation of Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan has been sought by the petitioning mills, ArcelorMittal USA, Nucor and SSAB Enterprises.
Antidumping determinations for the nine countries has been pushed back 50 days to November 4 on the extended deadline. Previously the determination was on September 15 for all the 12 countries.
The mills are also seeking antidumping duties on Brazil, South Africa and Turkey which are the remaining countries, but did not seek an extended deadline.