Japanese Steel Imports May Be Harming US Co., ITC Says

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 4:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission announced Friday that it had found "reasonable indication" that Japanese imports of certain types of nickel-plated steel used for alkaline batteries are harming a U.S. competitor.

A majority of the commission ruled that diffusion-annealed, nickel-plated flat-rolled steel products from Japan are potentially being sold in the United States at less than fair value, according to a statement released by the ITC Friday. .

"As a result of the commission's affirmative determination, the U.S. Department of Commerce will continue to conduct its...
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