US Steelmakers Accuse Chinese Co. Of Evading Duties

Law360, New York (February 22, 2010, 2:43 PM EST) -- A group of U.S. producers of cut-to-length carbon steel plate has asked the U.S. Department of Commerce to issue a circumvention ruling against a Chinese manufacturer that allegedly added boron to its products to avoid paying anti-dumping duties.

Domestic steelmakers Nucor, ArcelorMittal, SSAB NAD, Evraz Claymont Steel and Evraz Oregon Steel Mills lodged the request Wednesday against steelmaker Wuyang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. and U.S. importer Stemcor.

Specifically, the domestic companies are asking that CTL plate made by Wuyang containing 0.0008 percent or more of...
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