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US specialty steel lose market share

Already struggling with a flat economy and weak demand, US specialty steel producers lost additional domestic market share to imports in the first eight months of this year compared to same 2002 period.

SSINA in marketing boost

The Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA) has asked industry executive Stephan Lacor to spearhead domestic marketing initiatives aimed at developing new markets and increasing market share for stainless steel products.

Stainless producers urge presidential action

The Specialty Steel Industry of North America and the United Steelworkers of America have written to President Bush expressing their concerns about surging imports of stainless steel from India.

US specialty steel imports

The latest statistical data released by the Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA) reflect that the Bush Administration’s import relief programme, which went into effect in March 2002, appears to be working for the stainless steel products covered by the programme.

Specialty global trade talks (2/4)

The specialty steel industry confronted yet another year of substantial losses of US market share to imports, according to year-end data released by the Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA).

US stainless imports up despite tariffs

Stainless steel imports and import penetration increased in January/November 2002 compared to the same 2001 period, according to the Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA).

Imports squeeze US stainless market

Imports of stainless steel into the United States during the 2002 January/October period were 442,967 tons, up 4% compared with the same 2001 period.

SSINA denounces WTO decision

The Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA) has denounced a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) decision, charging that it is an intrusion on US sovereignty and lacks support in the international agreements.

US stainless imports rise

Despite the announcement earlier this year of President Bush's import relief programme, year-to-date US imports of total stainless steel increased 2% through August 2002 compared to the same 2001 period, according to SSINA.

Stainless over-capacity

US imports of stainless steel plate increased 26% to 31,179 tons in January–July 2002 compared to 24,817 for the same 2001 period, according to the latest statistical data released by the Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA).