ITC To Probe Alleged Dumping Of Japanese Steel

Law360, New York (April 1, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday said it is opening up an anti-dumping investigation into whether a portion of the domestic steel industry is being harmed by imports of certain Japanese nickel-plated steel products used to make batteries.

The ITC said it will consider whether diffusion-annealed, nickel-plated steel flat-rolled products from Japan are being sold in the U.S. at less than fair market value.

The commission’s probe comes in response to a petition by Ohio-based Thomas Steel Strip Corp., the sole remaining U.S. producer of...
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