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JanJan, 19 2017

House Republicans Express Support for Buy American Procurement Policies

January 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Release|

A group of 17 House Republicans, led by Rep. Mike Bost, today sent a letter to President-Elect Trump expressing their support for Buy American domestic procurement policies.

JanJan, 3 2017

SMA Lauds U.S. Trade Representative Nominee

January 3rd, 2017|Categories: News, Press Release|

Washington, D.C. – President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Robert Lighthizer to head the U.S. Trade Representative office.  Following the announcement, Steel Manufacturers Association President Philip [...]

DecDec, 21 2016

Rail Customers Issue Progress Report on Freight Rail Reform

December 21st, 2016|Categories: News, Press Release|

One year after the passage of landmark freight rail reform legislation, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) is making headway toward implementing long overdue policy improvements.

DecDec, 17 2016

SMA Commends Launching of Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity

December 17th, 2016|Categories: News|

Following months of extensive outreach and diplomatic negotiations, Commerce Secretary Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Froman today announced the launch of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity.

DecDec, 15 2016

Large Group of Business Executives Invites Trump Administration to Work With Them to Modernize Freight Rail Policies

December 15th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Release|

More than 50 top executives sent a letter to Vice President-elect Pence inviting the Trump administration to work with them to help fill vacancies at the Surface Transportation Board (STB) and select candidates that are “committed to eliminating outdated rules and overly bureaucratic procedures.”

DecDec, 12 2016

MTE Coalition Commends U.S. Government’s Continued Principled Stand on China Market Economy Status

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

The Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement, a coalition representing more than one million workers in the aluminum, steel, cement, chemical, textile and other manufacturing industries, today expressed appreciation for the U.S. government’s continued commitment to apply its established criteria for determining whether a county is a non-market economy for purposes of the antidumping law.