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November | 2014 | steelsupplychains.com

Monthly Archives: November 2014

AIIS calls for steel to have united voice in global trade talks

The global steel industry needs to present a unified voice in international trade discussions to promote free trade, delegates were told at Eurometal’s International Steel Trade Day in Frankfurt on Thursday November 13. “We have to make the case for free trade every day, and it’s a very difficult thing to do,” Richard Chriss, executive […]

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EU may face more unfair trade cases, EURMETAL told

The European Union remains a very attractive market for steel exporters and, with other regions showing increasing signs of protectionism, the EU may have to deal with more unfair trade investigations, according to Yurij Rudyuk of the law firm Van Bael & Bellis. Speaking Thursday at Eurometal’s International Steel Trade Day in Frankfurt, Rudyuk noted […]

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Joint Statement AIIS – EUROMETAL Trade Facilitation Agreement

The US and India earlier today released a statement saying the TFA a deadlock has been resolved. EUROMETAL Director General Georges Kirps and American Institute for International Steel Executive Director Richard Chriss today issued this joint statement from Frankfurt, Germany, where they participated in EUROMETAL’s International Steel Trade Day: “Today’s announcement of a way forward […]

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US must “up its game” in logistics performance

U.S. logistics costs need to improve significantly before the domestic steel supply chain can optimize trade into the country or fully exploit future trade agreements, according to the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS). “If we want to be in top competitive form in the international marketplace, particularly with respect to trade in steel … […]

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