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29 May 2017
                       
 
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Davies promises support for downstream firms as he confirms steel safeguard duty
STEEL PROTECTION
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies confirmed on Monday that he had signed off on a hot-rolled coil (HRC) safeguard duty, but refused to be drawn on the duty level proposed until the Word...
 
 
07 Jan 2016
 
AMSA moves ahead with applications for ‘safeguard duties’
STEEL
Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) confirmed on Wednesday that it had submitted applications to the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac) in December...
 
 
15 Sep 2015
 
 
 
Government intervention to save steel industry ‘too late’ – Vavi
STEEL
Government’s introduction of a 10% steel import tariff was ”too little, too late,” former Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi said on Tuesday. ”The 10%...
 
 
12 Aug 2015
 
 
 
Steel protection cannot lead to price hikes, govt warns
STEEL
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) director-general Lionel October has confirmed that various processes are at an advanced stage to offer greater protection to the domestic primary steel...
 
 
11 Aug 2015
 
 
 
Radebe cautious on higher tariffs on Chinese steel
STEEL
Amid calls by the South African steel industry for improved tariff protection against the import of inexpensive Chinese steel, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has cited overarching trade...
 
 
24 Jul 2015
 
Fair trade-off?
REAL ECONOMY: STEEL
The trade-off currently being considered in the steel industry is relatively straightforward. The country’s largest steel producer, supported by some smaller companies, is seeking greater...
 
 
15 Jul 2015
 
‘Holistic’ steel solution involves ‘fair pricing’ versus protection trade-off
STEEL
ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) CEO Paul O’Flaherty says he is optimistic that a “holistic” solution will be found by September this year to the sustainability challenges currently being...
 
 
13 Jul 2015
 
 
 
Govt ready to back steel industry’s bid for tariff protection
STEEL
The South African government confirmed on Monday that it would support an application by domestic steel companies for across-the-board tariff protection of 10% – South Africa currently had no...
 
 
 
                       
 
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