All posts by Heather Outhuse

Annual Meeting: Dawn Shackleford, US Dept of Commerce, to Speak

Trade in general, and China in particular, continue to be a key focus of the Administration and Congress. Once President Biden took office, was there a shift in priorities in the trade area?  Have increased attempts to engage with our trade partners created opportunities for US manufacturers?  Dawn Shackleford, Executive Director of Agreements Policy & … Continue reading Annual Meeting: Dawn Shackleford, US Dept of Commerce, to Speak

Circumvention Allegation on Stainless Steel Wire from Vietnam (Korean Rod Input) – Negative Preliminary Determination

Commerce has preliminarily determined that such imports are not circumventing the antidumping (AD) order on stainless steel wire rod from Korea. Commerce based its determination on the following factors which it considers in a circumvention analysis: Overall physical characteristics of the merchandise.  Commerce found that stainless steel wire and stainless steel wire rod are distinct … Continue reading Circumvention Allegation on Stainless Steel Wire from Vietnam (Korean Rod Input) – Negative Preliminary Determination

AWPA Members Invited to Kelley Drye Election Outlook Event

From Kelley Drye: This year’s Congressional elections are fast approaching, and many of our clients are asking us whether or not the House and/or Senate will return to Republican control – and what that might mean for the Biden Administration agenda.  We’re happy to announce that we will welcome election analysts Jim Ellis and Greg … Continue reading AWPA Members Invited to Kelley Drye Election Outlook Event

Review of AD Order on Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Korea – Final Results

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) published its final results in the administrative review of the antidumping (AD) order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Korea. The review covered one Korean producer / exporter during the period from May 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021. The DOC calculated a final weighted-average … Continue reading Review of AD Order on Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Korea – Final Results

Operations Meeting: Still waiting? Your moment has arrived!

If you haven’t registered for the Operations Managers Meeting, now is the time! We have extended the earlybird and hotel discounts through October 7 – that’s Friday! But there is (a little) time left. You can still take advantage of the best rate. Registration is here. Hotel reservations available here. If your company is sending … Continue reading Operations Meeting: Still waiting? Your moment has arrived!