Industry Group’s Legal Bid for Fabricated Steel Duties Fails

Sept. 22, 2021, 5:23 PM

Members of the American Institute of Steel Construction lost their challenge to a trade commission decision that prevented the U.S. from imposing trade remedy duties on billions of dollars worth of fabricated structural steel from Canada, Mexico, and China, a federal trade court said Wednesday.

The U.S. in 2018 imported an estimated $722.5 million, $897.5 million, and $622.4 million worth of fabricated structural steel from Canada, China, and Mexico respectively, according to the Commerce Department. The department in 2020 determined that imports from all three countries were being sold in the U.S. at less than fair value, and that imports ...

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