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WTO Ruled Against Section 232 USA Tariffs
13 Dec 2022

On 09 December 2022, the World Trade Organization dispute-settlement panels found the USA violated international trade rules with its tariffs on imported steel and aluminium. The ruling covers the Section 232 import duties imposed in 2018 on national-security grounds, citing the need to protect domestic manufacturers from global overproduction of the metals.   The ruling follows complaints […]

The EU Commission review protective measures on certain steel products
12 Dec 2022

The EU Commission has initiated a review of the safeguard duties and quota applicable to imports of certain steel products. The current review seeks to determine if the safeguard measurers currently applicable on certain steel products should be terminated by 30 June 2023. The safeguard measurers were envisaged to end on 30 June 2024. It is […]

Steel Matters- Nov/Dec2022
9 Dec 2022