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April 29, 2016
US Steel files complaint against Chinese steel imports
Washington (AFP) April 26, 2016
US Steel Corporation filed a trade complaint Tuesday against big Chinese steel makers and distributors, seeking to bar allegedly unfairly traded Chinese products from the US market. The US company, which produces and sells steel products in North America and Europe, said it had filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to launch a probe under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 against the largest Chinese steel producers and their distributors. The complaint "alleges i ... read more

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