MBIE considers slapping a duty on coated steel imports

MBIE considers slapping a duty on coated steel imports
Coated steel is used in roofing, flashings, garage doors and sheds.
Brent Melville
The government is investigating the dumping of coated steel from Korea and Taiwan after a complaint by New Zealand Steel, the only local manufacturer of the products.NZ Steel, owned by ASX-listed BlueScope Steel, said the dumping of the aluminium-zinc coated product was causing “material injury” to locally made steel, undercutting the price by about 10%.While the country's largest steel producer didn’t disclose domestic versus imported market share, citing “commercial sensitivity”, its application notes Korean...

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