The US is to continue anti-dumping orders on wire rod imports from 10 countries including South Africa

Following an expedited sunset reviews, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) found that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (steel wire rod) from Belarus, Italy, the Republic of Korea (Korea), the Russian Federation (Russia), the Republic of South Africa (South Africa), Spain, the Republic of Turkey (Turkey), Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the United Kingdom would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping.

On 15 March 2023, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the final result of the sunset reviews of the anti-dumping duty orders on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod.

DOC has determined weighted-average dumping margins of up to 280.02% for Belarus, 18.89% for Italy, 41.10% for South Korea, 756.93% for Russia, 142.26% for South Africa, 32.64% for Spain, 4.44% for Turkey, 44.03% for Ukraine, 84.10% for the UAE and 147.63% for the UK.

The products in question are currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheading 7213.91.3011, 7213.91.3015, 7213.91.3020, 7213.91.3093; 7213.91.4500, 7213.91.6000, 7213.99.0030, 7227.20.0030, 7227.20.0080, 7227.90.6010, 7227.90.6020, 7227.90.6030, and 7227.90.6035.Products entered under subheadings 7213.99.0090 and 7227.90.6090 of the HTSUS also may be included in this scope if they meet the physical description of subject merchandise.