On Friday, the US Department of Commerce announced the initiation of administrative reviews of antidumping and stainless steel round bar countervailing duty orders with a February anniversary date.
The DOC initiated the following administrative reviews of AD orders involving steel products:
(a) Stainless steel bar from Brazil (A-351-825) – Villares Metals SA
(b) Stainless steel bar from India (A-533-810) – Ambica Steels Limited; Chandan Steel Limited; and Mukand, Ltd, Mukand Sumi Metal Processing Ltd and Mukand International FZE. stainless steel square bar
(c) Certain cut-to-length carbon quality steel plate from Korea (A-580-836) Daewoo International Corp, Dongbu Steel Co Ltd, Dongkuk Steel Mill Co Ltd, Edgen Murray Corporation, GS Global Corp, Hyosung Corporation; Hyundai Steel Co, Kyoungil Co Ltd, Samsung C&T Corp, Samwoo EMC Co Ltd and TCC Steel Corp.
The period of review is February 1st 2012 through January 31st 2013.
The DOC also initiated an administrative review of the following CVD order involving steel products:
(a) Certain cut to length carbon-quality steel plate from Korea (C-580-837) Daewoo International Corp; Dongbu Steel Co Ltd; stainless steel hexagonal bar Dongkuk Steel Mill Co Ltd; Edgen Murray Corporation; GS Global Corp; Hyosung Corporation; Hyundai Steel Co; Kyoungil Co Ltd; Samsung C&T Corp; Samwoo EMC Co Ltd and TCC Steel Corp.
The period of review is calendar year 2012.