EC Opens AD Probe into HDG Imports from Turkey & Russia
The European Commission announced June 24 it has opened an investigation into hot-dipped galvanized coil imports from Turkey and Russia, alleging imports of certain corrosion resistant steels originating from these countries were being dumped. The investigation of dumping and injury will cover the period from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020. The examination of trends relevant for the assessment of injury will cover the period from 1 January 2017 to the end of the investigation period. The complaint was lodged on 12 May 2021 by Eurofer. The complaint was made on behalf of the Union industry of certain corrosion resistant steels.
The product subject to this investigation is flat rolled products of iron or alloy steel or non-alloy steel: plated or coated by hot dip galvanisation with zinc and/or aluminium and/or magnesium, whether or not alloyed with silicon; chemically passivated; with or without any additional surface treatment such as oiling or sealing: containing by weight: not more than 0.5 % of carbon, not more than 1.1 % of aluminium, not more than 0.12 % of niobium, not more than 0.17 % of titanium and not more than 0,15 % of vanadium: presented in coils, cut-to-length sheets and narrow strips the product under investigation').
The following products are excluded
Stainless steel, silicon-electrical steel and high-speed steel
Not further worked than hot-rolled or cold-rolled
All interested parties wishing to submit information on the product scope must do so within 10 days of the date of publication of this Notice.