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US structural pipe and tube exports up 6.9 percent in February

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According to export data from the US Department of Commerce, US exports of structural pipe and tube totaled 10,023 mt in February 2020, up 6.9 percent from January and up 34.4 percent from February 2019 levels. By value, structural pipe and tube exports totaled $13.9 million in February, compared to $14.7 million in the previous […]

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US tool steel imports down 19.6 percent in February

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According to final census data from the US Department of Commerce, US imports of tool steel totaled 6,875 mt in February 2020, down 19.6 percent from January and down 24.4 percent from February 2019 levels. By value, tool steel imports totaled $18.2 million in February 2020, compared to $22.8 million in the previous month and […]

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US DOC launches AD/CVD investigation into steel cylinders from China

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The US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced Friday the initiation of new antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether non-refillable steel cylinders from China are being sold in the United States at less than fair value, and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. The alleged dumping margin is […]

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US OCTG exports up 3.7 percent in February

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According to export data from the US Department of Commerce, US exports of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) totaled 15,716 mt in February 2020, up 3.7 percent from January but down 24.5 percent from February 2019 levels. By value, OCTG exports totaled $32.8 million in February, compared to $30.3 million in the previous month and […]

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US merchant bar imports down 34.9 percent in February

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According to final census data from the US Department of Commerce, US imports of light-shaped bars (merchant bar) totaled 7,352 mt in February 2020, down 34.9 percent from January but up 39.9 percent from February 2019 levels. By value, cold finished bar imports totaled $5.1 million in February 2020, compared to $7.4 million in the […]

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Colombian steel chamber requests government aid to delay steel shipment taxes

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Colombian Steel Chamber (Camacero) has requested government help on Friday to delay steel importing and IVA taxes for 90 days, so the industry can unload existing shipments stopped at local ports. Colombian Steel Chamber (Camacero) has requested government help on Friday to delay steel importing and IVA taxes for 90 days, so the industry can […]

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US rebar exports up 50.3 percent in February

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According to export data from the US Department of Commerce, US exports of rebar totaled 17,258 mt in February 2020, up 50.3 percent from January and up 81.1 percent from February 2019 levels. By value, rebar bar exports totaled $11.0 million in February, compared to $7.8 million in the previous month and $7.0 million the […]

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US cold finished bar imports down 8.9 percent in February

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According to final census data from the US Department of Commerce, US imports of cold finished bar totaled 9,482 mt in February 2020, down 8.9 percent from January and down 25.7 percent from February 2019 levels. By value, cold finished bar imports totaled $13.0 million in February 2020, compared to $13.9 million in the previous […]

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