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Commission starts investigation on dumped hot rolled steel from #China, #Taiwan and #Indonesia

Commission starts investigation on dumped hot rolled steel from #China, #Taiwan and #Indonesia

| August 14, 2019

The Commission has initiated an anti-dumping investigation into imports of hot rolled stainless steel sheets and coils from China, Indonesia and Taiwan. The investigation follows a complaint lodged by the European Steel Association (EUROFER) on the grounds that the imports from these countries are made at dumped prices and hence causing injury to the European […]

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Blaming #Brexit, #BritishSteel collapses putting about 25,000 jobs at risk

Blaming #Brexit, #BritishSteel collapses putting about 25,000 jobs at risk

| May 24, 2019

By Ivana Kottasová, CNN Business Britain’s second biggest steel maker collapsed on Wednesday (22 May), putting about 5,000 jobs at the company directly at risk, and threatening another 20,000 at suppliers. The company was seeking a government bailout, but talks ended without agreement. The High Court ordered the company into compulsory liquidation, according to the government’s Insolvency […]

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Commission imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of steel products from Brazil, Iran, Russia and Ukraine

Commission imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of steel products from Brazil, Iran, Russia and Ukraine

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The EU has taken further action to protect EU steel producers from unfair competition. This latest action brings to 48 the number of measures in place against anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures in the steel sector. Hot-rolled flat steel products from Brazil, Iran, Russia and Ukraine will now face duties ranging between €17.6 and €96.5 per tonne, writes […]

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#Steel: MEPs back paper calling on the EU to defend industries against unfair trading practices

#Steel: MEPs back paper calling on the EU to defend industries against unfair trading practices

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

MEPs on the European Parliament industry, research and energy committee voted today for a Labour report calling for the EU to take all necessary measures to defend European industries against uncompetitive practices, including the dumping of cheap steel into the UK.  The report calls on the European Union to prevent trading partners from unfairly undercutting […]

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#Steel: Conservative MEPs call for retrospective EU tariffs on dumped steel

#Steel: Conservative MEPs call for retrospective EU tariffs on dumped steel

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Brussels, Conservative MEPS are pressing for EU anti-dumping measures to be further streamlined. While welcoming the European Commission’s announcement earlier this month that the time taken for investigations into cases of potential dumping is being cut from nine to eight months, they point out this remains considerably longer than the process takes in the […]

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#Steel: Commission takes action to preserve sustainable jobs and growth in Europe

#Steel: Commission takes action to preserve sustainable jobs and growth in Europe

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Commission suggests policy measures to support the European steel sector to overcome its serious challenges, largely due to global overcapacity. The European Commission has presented today a Communication setting out how the European steel sector can overcome its short-term and long-term challenges with the support of Member States and the EU institutions. The steel industry […]

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#Steel European industry marches on Brussels to stop China dumping and reject MES

#Steel European industry marches on Brussels to stop China dumping and reject MES

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

About 5,000 workers from 19 European countries marched on Brussels on 15 February to urge EU leaders to stop China dumping and reject Market Economy Status (MES) for China. Milan Nitzschke, spokesperson for AEGIS Europe, said: “We are marching on Brussels today by the thousands to give a clear message to EU policy-makers ‘Say YES […]

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