U.S. Steel Companies File Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions on Imports of Oil Country Tubular Goods From Various Countries
Today a number of U.S. steel companies filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions on imports of certain Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) produced in ten countries.
AD petitions were filed on imports of certain OCTG products from Turkey, India, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine and Vietnam. Countervailing duty petitions were filed on certain OCTG products from Turkey and Turkey.
The products covered by the AD and CVD petitions include seamless and welded casing and tubing. Drill pipe is not covered by these petitions. The scope of the petitions are effectively identical to that of the AD and CVD orders on OCTG from China that were imposed by the U.S. in 2010.
The U.S. petitioners claim that the volume of U.S. imports of casting and tubing from the named countries increased from 840,313 net tons in 2010 to 1,771,320 net tons in 2012.
The U.S. petitioners include: Boomerang Tube; Energex Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group; Maverick Tube Corporation; Northwest Pipe Company; Tejas Tubular Products; TMK IPSCO; United States Steel Corporation; Vallourec Star, L.P.; Welded Tube USA, Inc.