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Antidumping/Countervailing Duty Petition Filed Concerning Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod

March 29, 2017

On March 28, 2017, Gerdau Ameristeel, Nucor Corporation, Keystone Consolidated Industries, and Charter Steel filed a petition requesting antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from the following countries:

  • Belarus
  • Italy
  • Republic of Korea
  • Russian Federation
  • Republic of South Africa
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom

The product covered by the petition's scope includes certain hot-rolled carbon steel and alloy steel products, in coils, approximately round cross section, less than 19.00 mm in actual solid cross-sectional diameter.

Excluded from scope are steel products which, while possessing these physical characteristics, meet the HTSUS definitions for stainless steel, tool steel, high-nickel steel, ball bearing steel, or concrete reinforcing bars and rods.  Free cutting steel (a.k.a. free machining steel) products are also excluded.

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