We are pleased to announce that Rebecca L. Gunn (Becky), vice president and regional executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will provide an economic outlook at the upcoming Breakfast at Interwire. In her role at the Fed Ms. Gunn provides strategic support for the Regional Economic Information Network throughout Georgia, working with other … Continue reading Economic Outlook from the Atlanta Fed, and Update on AWPA’s 232 Efforts at Breakfast at Interwire
by Ryan Ong, NAM April 23. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed in a press statement that senior US and Chinese negotiators would hold two further rounds of trade negotiations over the next few weeks, with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin set to travel to Beijing for negotiations starting … Continue reading US China Negotiations Continue
Click here to register! If you will be at the Interwire trade show in Atlanta next month, be sure to register for the AWPA Breakfast on the morning of May 15th. It’s the perfect opportunity to connect with your AWPA colleagues and customers mid-year, all in one convenient place. You’ll hear an update on AWPA’s … Continue reading Have you registered for AWPA’s Breakfast at Interwire?
By Fred Waite, AWPA Counsel Exclusion for Value Spring Quality Rod from Korea The US Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its initiation of and preliminary results in the changed circumstances review regarding the requested exclusion of valve spring quality wire rod from the antidumping (AD) order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from … Continue reading Carbon Rod Antidumping Order Preliminary Exclusions
Linda Dempsey, NAM Vice President, International Economic Affairs After a brief lull since late February, US-China in-person negotiations resumed last week with a “lightning round” of negotiations in Beijing and a parallel round of talks in Washington this week, both focused heavily on bilateral text for potential bilateral agreement. NAM sources indicate that these discussions, … Continue reading US China Trade Negotiations Proceed
Material provided by the NAM US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on March 27 announced plans to temporarily reassign border agents from specific areas (under field offices in San Diego, Tucson, El Paso and Laredo) to assist border patrol processing facilities “to process, care for, and transport individuals in custody.” While operational details about the … Continue reading Is the US/Mexican Border Closed for Trade?
From Law360 A US Court of International Trade tribunal rejected a bid to undo President Donald Trump’s 25 percent tariff on steel imports, ruling that the Cold War-era law used to install the levy does not violate the US Constitution’s separation of powers. The 2-1 decision by the special three-judge CIT shut down a suit … Continue reading Trade Court Rebuffs Challenge to Trump’s Steel Duties
AWPA’s Breakfast at Interwire will be held May 15th, from 7 am to 9:30 am, in room 404/405 of the Georgia World Congress Center, alongside Wire Association International’s Interwire trade show. While you are in Atlanta, take a morning and meet with steel wire industry colleagues and customers. You’ll leave with the latest information, and … Continue reading Breakfast at Interwire May 15 – Register Today
Donald A. Sayenga, 84, passed away peacefully in his home, in Bethlehem, on February 26, 2019. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on June 4, 1934. Donald graduated from Lafayette College in 1956, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgic Engineering. He then pursued his graduate studies at Lehigh University. During his years at Lafayette College, … Continue reading Donald A. Sayenga, Rest in Peace
Be sure to mark your calendar for the upcoming Breakfast at Interwire. it’s a great opportunity to meet with AWPA members mid-year, and get the latest information on the industry and the economy. We begin and end early, so you’ll have plenty of time to hit the exhibition floor afterward. Registration information for this breakfast … Continue reading Save the Date for Breakfast at Interwire – May 15