Steel industry news


CSUSTL warns against payment deferral during COVID-19 crisis

Published: April 01, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

A broad deferral programme announced by the the US Department of Homeland Security and US Customs and Border Protection, allowing importers to avoid payment of trade remedies – including anti-dumping, countervailing, Section 232, and Section 301 duties – would have a devastating effect on…

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Temporary lay-offs and no dividend for the board at SSAB

Published: March 31, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

As a result of uncertainty surrounding the economic situation and weakened market conditions related to COVID-19, Swedish steelmaker SSAB is planning temporary layoffs of its workers in Finland and intends to engage in employer-employee negotiations. This latest announcement from SSAB…

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US steel associations fight proposed payment delays

Published: March 25, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

Five leading US-based steel industry associations have today expressed concern about a recent US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) notification that importers may be granted additional days for payment of estimated duties, taxes and other fees, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. 

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Future Steel Forum 2020 – now running 24-25 November 2020

Published: March 25, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

Due to circumstances out of our control – yes, we're talking about the COVID-19 virus – the Future Steel Forum 2020 has pressed the reset button and has rebooted itself to a new date in November (24-25). The conference will still take place at the Grandior Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic, and…

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