DOC To Investigate Chinese Steel Pipes

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 3:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced that it will initiate anti-dumping and countervailing investigations on imports of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line and pressure pipe from China, a move that comes just weeks after the U.S. International Trade Commission agreed to launch its own investigation into possible trade violations over SLP pipe.

The Commerce Department's International Trade Administration announced the investigation Wednesday.

Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel Corp., Houston-based V&M Star LP, Illinois-based TMK-IPSCO and the United Steelworkers Union had petitioned Commerce to investigate potential...
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