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SepSep, 12 2016

SMA Comments on ITC Hot-Rolled Case Decision

September 12th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Release|

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) today voted on the final phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of hot-rolled flat products from Australia, Brazil, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. The ITC issued affirmative determinations in the vast majority of the cases. Antidumping duties against hot-rolled steel from Turkey were rejected, though countervailing duties against Turkey were affirmed.

SepSep, 1 2016

Report: Chinese Steel Overcapacity an Ongoing Problem Leading Up to G20 Summit

September 1st, 2016|Categories: News|

Our colleagues at the Alliance for American Manufacturing today released a new report entitled “Overcapacity in Steel: China’s Role in a Global Problem” - authored by Duke University's Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness. The report analyzes the causes, effects, and public policy solutions to address the steel overcapacity problem. It zeroes in on China’s overinvestment in steelmaking, and how China has been unable, or unwilling, to address the problem with effective solutions.

JulJul, 25 2016

SMA Remembers James F. Collins

July 25th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Release|

It is with heartfelt sadness that we share the news of the passing of SMA founder James F. “Jim” Collins.  Jim was 90 years old.  [...]

JulJul, 18 2016

Why China is Not a Market Economy

July 18th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Release|

China’s role in the global economy may be the most divisive trade issue of the modern era. The country’s explosive growth has positioned it as a leading trade partner to the world’s most powerful nations. But now the Asian superpower says it has earned the right to trade as a market economy, challenging the World Trade Organization and its protections against dumping. MetalMiner explores how the situation arose, how the decision will be made and what’s at stake for American industry and its workers. Learn more here:

JulJul, 14 2016

SMA Commends NAFTA Panel Decision on Mexican Rebar

July 14th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Release|

A North American Free Trade Agreement review panel today issued its opinion regarding the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC’s) determination that imports of Mexican rebar [...]

JulJul, 6 2016

Portman Ad Campaign

July 6th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Release|

Portman for Senate Releases New TV Ad: “Steel” $1 Million Statewide TV Ad Highlights Rob's Record of Standing Up to China and Fighting for Ohio [...]