Category Archives: Trade and Tariffs

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

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

Presidential Proclamation on Duties on Certain Russian Products: Includes Steel Products

From Fred Waite and Kim Young, AWPA Counsel On June 27, 2022, President Biden signed a Proclamation which increases duties on certain products from Russia to a rate of 35 percent. Some steel wire products are included on the list of products subject to this duty rate increase.  They are: Certain grill, netting, and fencing, … Continue reading Presidential Proclamation on Duties on Certain Russian Products: Includes Steel Products

Section 232 on Steel and Aluminum – Announcement of Terms of US-EU Agreement

From Fred Waite and Kim Young, AWPA Counsel The United States and the European Union have jointly released the attached document which contains the general terms of the agreement regarding the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs. Following are the principal terms of the steel agreement: The agreement is a tariff-rate quota (TRQ) under which … Continue reading Section 232 on Steel and Aluminum – Announcement of Terms of US-EU Agreement

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

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

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

AD Investigation of Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh from Mexico – ITC’s Final Determination

From Fred Waite and Kim Young, AWPA Counsel The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has made its final determination in the antidumping (AD) investigation of standard steel welded wire mesh from Mexico. By an unanimous vote, the ITC made an affirmative determination that the U.S. industry is materially injured by imports of dumped standard steel … Continue reading AD Investigation of Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh from Mexico – ITC’s Final Determination