All posts by Heather Outhuse

Govt Affairs Conference: USTR General Counsel to Speak on Tariffs

New Trade Speaker Confirmed! Greta Peisch is the General Counsel for the Office of the US Trade Representative. Ms. Peisch has wide experience in the trade arena, having served as Senior International Trade Counsel on the Senate Finance Committee for Chairman Wyden since 2015 and previously, serving in USTR’s Office of the General Counsel, including … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: USTR General Counsel to Speak on Tariffs

Administrative Review of AD Order on Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Mexico (2018/2019) – DOC’s Amended Final Results

From Fred Waite and Kim Young, AWPA Counsel Today, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) amended its final results in the administrative review of the antidumping (AD) order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Mexico. The amended final results covered three Mexican producers / exporters, and the period of review is October … Continue reading Administrative Review of AD Order on Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Mexico (2018/2019) – DOC’s Amended Final Results

Interwire 2021 Cancelled

The Wire Association International’s Board of Directors voted to cancel the staging of the Interwire 2021 event in Atlanta, Georgia, amid health and safety concerns associated with Covid-19. In an effort to continue WAI’s educational mission and support the industry during this unprecedented period, the Association will host the Industry 4.0 conference virtually to serve … Continue reading Interwire 2021 Cancelled

CBP Country of Origin Ruling on Stainless Steel Wire

From Fred Waite and Kim Young, AWPA Counsel US Customs and Border Patrol has issued a ruling on the country of origin of stainless steel wire produced from wire rod from South Korea, Taiwan, or India.  The cold-drawing and annealing of the rod takes place in Australia, and the party requesting the ruling (Aqseptence Group, … Continue reading CBP Country of Origin Ruling on Stainless Steel Wire

Govt Affairs Conference: Today is the Deadline for the Earlybird Discount!

There are only 3 weeks  left – have you registered for the Government Affairs Conference? Register Here. Hotel Reservations Here. Are you looking for some insight into the current economic environment? Is your company looking for reliable information to use in planning and decision-making? If your company is looking to mitigate risk and maximize profit, … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: Today is the Deadline for the Earlybird Discount!

Govt Affairs Conference: Earlybird Registration Ends Sept. 7

If you haven’t yet registered for the Government Affairs Conference, now is the time. The earlybird registration deadline is September 7. Get registered before the Labor Day holiday and save! Registration available here.  Hotel reservations available here.  The program is full of timely information to help your company navigate this chaotic time: an economic forecast, … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: Earlybird Registration Ends Sept. 7

AWPA Govt Affairs Conference: Earlybird Deadline Is Approaching

The Earlybird Deadline is fast approaching. There are only 2 weeks left to get the best value for your company. The program is full of timely information to help your company navigate this chaotic time: an economic forecast, an update on the steel industry, and the latest on shipping and logistics, along with the inside … Continue reading AWPA Govt Affairs Conference: Earlybird Deadline Is Approaching

Govt Affairs Conference: Steel Industry Update from Phil Bell, SMA

There are just a few weeks until the Government Affairs Conference in DC – are you registered? Don’t forget hotel reservations. Here’s some of what we’ll be discussing, in person, next month. Steel Industry Update: Phil Bell, President Steel Manufacturers Association Most US wire rod companies are effectively sold-out throughout the remainder of the year. … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: Steel Industry Update from Phil Bell, SMA

Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh from Mexico – Issuance of AD Order

From Fred Waite and Kim Young,  AWPA Counsel Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) published the antidumping (AD) order on standard steel welded wire mesh from Mexico. The order confirms the following AD margins: Aceromex S.S. de C.V.                 23.04%.                    Adjusted for countervailing duty offset, the AD deposit rate is 22.01%. Deacero … Continue reading Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh from Mexico – Issuance of AD Order

Government Affairs Conference: Economic Update for the Steel Wire Industry

The Government Affairs Conference is fast approaching. AWPA will be at the Hyatt on Capitol Hill September 29-Oct 1. Registration, hotel reservations, and the current schedule are available HERE. Thursday’s General Session: Economic Update The pandemic has had a profound impact on the global and US economies. Raw materials shortages, supply chain challenges, and worker … Continue reading Government Affairs Conference: Economic Update for the Steel Wire Industry