Rebar import investigation proceeds on heels of Trade Commission finding

Sources: Rebar Trade Action Coalition and U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) preliminarily determined by a 6-0 vote there is reasonable indication that concrete reinforcing steel imports from Japan, Taiwan, and Turkey have materially injured the U.S. rebar industry. ITC figures show shipments from the three countries totaled nearly 20 percent of the $4.5 billion in rebar U.S. concrete construction consumed last year.

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