Nucor Seeks Duties On Chinese, Taiwanese Fasteners

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 2:26 PM EDT) -- A division of steel producer Nucor Corp. has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to consider levying anti-dumping and countervailing duties on steel fasteners from China and Taiwan, saying such imports injure domestic producers.

St. Joe, Ind.-based Nucor Fastener Division on Wednesday lodged the petitions, urging the ITC to consider evidence that Chinese makers of standard fasteners received subsidies from the Chinese government, and that Chinese and Taiwanese fastener producers were dumping their products in the U.S.

The fasteners in question include industrial-strength structural bolts, nuts...
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