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U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Titanium Sponge from Japan and Kazakhstan

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether imports of titanium sponge from Japan and Kazakhstan are being unfairly dumped in the United States, and whether producers in Kazakhstan are receiving alleged unfair subsidies. “The Department of Commerce intends to act swiftly to halt...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Final Determination of Dumping and Foreign Subsidy Duty Rates on Steel Rebar from Japan and Turkey

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the final determinations of antidumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD) investigations, finding that imports of steel reinforcement bar (rebar) from Japan and Turkey have been sold in the U.S. market at unfair prices, and that rebar imports from Turkey have been unfairly subsidized by the Turkish government. The Commerce Department...

Trade Deficit with Mexico and Japan Continues to Grow at Unsustainable Rate

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The trade deficit with Mexico and Japan was found to be growing at an alarming rate following the release of March 2017 U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services monthly data by the Department of Commerce. The trade deficit increased by $363 million with Mexico and by $1.6 billion with Japan from February to March of this year. “The United States can no longer sustain this inflated trade...