ITC To Investigate Chinese Graphite Electrode Imports

Law360, New York (February 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Finding that U.S. industry may be harmed by alleged dumping activities, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously on Saturday to continue investigating China's imports of small-diameter graphite electrodes.

Graphite electrodes are columns used in electric arc furnaces to make steel in “mini mills.” Heat is generated by the electrodes as electricity passes through them, which then melts scrap metal to produce raw materials. This method of making steel accounts for over half of the steel manufactured in the U.S.

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