Turkish Co. Gets 'Academic' Dumping Margin On Steel

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 2:13 PM EST) -- On remand from the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Department of Commerce has assigned a dumping margin of 0.7 percent for imported steel concrete reinforcing bars from Turkey, but lawyers for the domestic companies that called for the review say the issue has become largely academic.

Commerce issued a 92-page determination Monday assigning Turkish exporter ICDAS Celik Enerji Tersane ve Ulasim Sanayi A.S. a 0.7 percent margin, the latest determination in a U.S. Court of International Trade case that stretches back to 2005.

But the ITC...
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