ITC Lifts Steel Duty Orders On Brazil, Japan

Law360, San Diego (June 10, 2011, 6:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission said Friday that it planned to lift certain duty orders on hot-rolled steel from Brazil and Japan, but would keep in place a suspension agreement on steel products from Russia.

Based on five-year sunset reviews, the agency determined that ending the suspension agreement on hot-rolled flat-rolled carbon-quality steel from Russia would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to the U.S. steel industry in the near future.

However, it also held that revoking the countervailing duty order on...
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