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When Imported Steel Makes Sense, Despite Tariffs

Image The steel is shipped across the Baltic Sea and then across the Atlantic to American manufacturers, which have been among the Finnish company’s eager customers.CreditCreditJuho Kuva for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index When Imported Steel Makes Sense, Despite Tariffs The Finnish steel manufacturer Outokumpu ...

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Kobe Steel Scandal Grows to Include Subsidiaries

TOKYO — A scandal about falsified quality data at Kobe Steel expanded on Friday, as the Japanese steel maker said nine subsidiaries, including several outside Japan, had either failed to carry out required product checks or lied about the results. Including products sold by the subsidiaries, Kobe Steel said it ...

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Trump Roars Again on Trade, Reviewing Steel and Chiding Canada

WASHINGTON — President Trump added a new name Thursday to the list of countries he accuses of preying on American workers and exploiting naïve American trade policies: Canada. “What they’ve done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace,” Mr. Trump said as he ordered a sweeping investigation into whether ...

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China says Vietnam investigation into steel imports should be fair

China hopes Vietnam will exercise restraint and be prudent in its use of trade remedy measures, its commerce ministry said on Thursday in response to a Vietnamese announcement it will investigate safeguards against imported color-coated steel sheet. The investigation should be transparent, comply with World Trade Organization (WTO) procedures and ...

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Vietnam begins investigation into stainless steel imports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched an investigation into import of painted stainless steel in response to local producers’ complaints that an influx of imports is hurting their business. If their allegations prove to be true, the ministry is expected to take safeguard measures against imports such as ...

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A Steel Mill Lives Again, in a Setback for China

TANGSHAN, China — The hulking, white-and-brown buildings of the Songting Iron & Steel Company stood silent one chilly February afternoon. The only signs of life came from the handful of guards at the compound’s gate, and from the disheveled middle-aged man who emerged to shout to the plant’s visitors, “Get ...

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Local steel firms seek temporary import tax

Local steel firms seek temporary import tax Imported steel was transported at Hai Phong Port in the northern Hai Phong City. Some local producers are calling for the use of trade defence instruments to protect the local industry. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoang Hung HCM City (VNS)— Some steel companies want ...

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