The World of Metal Wire and Wire Mesh

Fence with Sunlight in Retro Old Film StyleThe “what” of a wire is simple: a wire is a flexible strand of metal. The “why,” however, is far more complex. Read on for a basic overview of the wonderful world of metal wires…

Uses: In the most […]

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The World’s Largest Steel Producers

diamond metal background 2Countless manufacturers try to make their way to the top, but most of the world’s steel comes from just a handful of really large companies, and most of those companies are located in China:

ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal is […]

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Are You Dealing With A Reputable Aluminum Die Castings Exporter?

Made In ChinaYou rely on imported aluminum die castings for your business, so you’re probably aware of the industry “dumping” that takes place. Should you be concerned about how this affects you?

“Dumping” occurs when imports are sold in the U.S. at less than fair market […]

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Major U.S. Steelmakers Fighting Unfair Imports

Production of the steel sheetThe biggest steel producers in the U.S. have taken yet another step against unfairly traded, low-priced imports that are flooding the domestic market. How does this affect your business?

Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions Filed

Six major U.S. steelmakers – U.S. Steel, AK […]

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Steel Industry Unhappy with China Exporters

Drill pipesAs U.S. steel imports approach record levels, so do corresponding trade complaints. Find out how to protect yourself and your steel imports.

In 2014, U.S. steelmakers filed 38 trade cases, according to the Wall Street Journal. It’s the highest number […]

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The Hidden Costs of Sourcing Metal Castings from China

????????????????????The U.S. automotive industry is always in need of metal castings, but did you know that about 30 percent of the nation’s castings consumption is imported from China? What was once an attractive option for U.S. end […]

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The World’s Largest Importer and Exporter of Metal

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????The U.S. is the world’s largest importer of metal, according to Worldmapper.org. China, of course, is the world’s largest exporter — and those exports include iron and steel. So it comes as no surprise that Americans are constantly on the lookout for […]

By |April 26th, 2015|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice, Metal Import China|Comments Off