U.S. Producers Appeal Lowered Duties on Korean Steel Pipes

Sept. 22, 2021, 3:15 PM

Three U.S. manufacturers are challenging a trade court decision leading to lower duties on certain imports of steel pipes and tubes from South Korea, arguing to the Federal Circuit that the Commerce Department’s original approach to addressing a “particular market situation” was lawful.

The U.S. maintains antidumping duties on South Korean heavy-walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes, which are used in the construction industry and in the manufacture of truck beds, trailers, and agricultural implements.

The U.S. imported more than $46.2 million worth of the pipes and tubes from South Korea in 2015, according to the U.S. International ...

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