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(In Trade)
January 10, 2017

“This decision is a step in the right direction in ensuring that Whirlpool’s workers in Ohio get a fair shake against unfair imports.”

(Daily News)
January 06, 2017

The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to continue investigations into softwood lumber products from Canada based on “reasonable indication of material injury” to the U.S. industry after a Dec. 12 U.S. proposal for a new lumber agreement was not accepted by Canadian negotiators -- leaving talks on a deal stalled until the new administration's trade team decides how to move forward.

(Daily News)
December 27, 2016

Representatives from the steel and aluminum industries are confident that the incoming Trump administration is committed to domestic growth in 2017, calling for increased enforcement in transshipment and misclassification cases to remedy overproduction issues and commending the recent establishment of a global forum to address steel overcapacity.

(Daily News)
December 20, 2016

The U.S. International Trade Commission will review Administrative Law Judge Dee Lord's order to terminate U.S. Steel's antitrust claim in an ongoing Section 337 case against Chinese companies, requesting written submissions from the parties involved as well as asking “interested government agencies” to weigh in on legal issues surrounding antitrust injuries.

(In Trade)
December 16, 2016

ITC to make a preliminary injury determination by Jan. 9.

(Daily News)
December 15, 2016

U.S. Steel is pushing to reverse Administrative Law Judge Dee Lord’s order to terminate its price-fixing claim in an ongoing case before the U.S. International Trade Commission, arguing in a petition for review that Section 337 sets forth its own injury requirements and should be interpreted differently than other antitrust laws due to its unique remedy mechanism.

(Daily News)
December 05, 2016

Domestic producers are calling on U.S. Customs and Border Protection to take action against China Zhongwang Holdings, the second largest aluminum producer in the world, for what they claim is an illegal transshipment of aluminum products through Mexico and Vietnam after an enormous stockpile discovery last week -- as the same company is being investigated by the Commerce Department in two other cases for duty evasion of its aluminum extrusions.

(Daily News)
November 29, 2016

Industry and labor sources from the domestic steel and aluminum industries are urging President-elect Trump to take steps to speed up the process for moving cases -- primarily against China -- through the U.S. International Trade Commission and Department of Commerce, perhaps through the appointment of a chief trade prosecutor.

(Daily News)
November 25, 2016

Roughly six weeks after the expiration of a peace period in talks on a new softwood lumber deal, the U.S. lumber industry on Nov. 25 filed petitions with the Commerce Department and the U.S. International Trade Commission alleging that Canada is subsidizing its domestic lumber industry and Canadian softwood lumber producers are dumping products on the U.S. market.

(Daily News)
November 17, 2016

Potential remedies for a U.S. company's alleged infringement of patents on certain lithium products could have a chilling effect on the global competitiveness of the U.S. battery and electric vehicle industry, a former USTR official and members of Congress are claiming, as the U.S. International Trade Commission on Nov. 17 held its first public hearing in a patent infringement case since 2006.

(Daily News)
November 11, 2016

Attorneys representing aluminum and steel interests believe the new Trump administration will make expanded use of trade enforcement tools in disputes with China, pursuing remedies that the Obama administration declined to employ and some in the industry were also hesitant to see used amid concerns about unintended consequences.

(Daily News)
November 09, 2016

The Vietnamese Steel Association is urging the Department of Commerce to “consider and reject” a petition this fall filed by U.S. steel producers claiming that Chinese steelmakers shipped cold-rolled steel to Vietnam in order for it to be re-classified and exported to the United States under lower tariffs.

(Daily News)
October 27, 2016

Chinese steel companies in the coming weeks are expected to produce long-sought internal pricing and production information in a landmark Section 337 investigation at the U.S. International Trade Commission, which observers believe could hand the U.S. steel industry a potent new tool to combat what it sees as under-priced Chinese imports and trade secret theft.