U.S. Imposes Tariffs on Fabricated Structural Steel Imports from China

Aug. 9, 2018 - The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released its list of approximately $16 billion worth of imports from China that will be subject to a 25% tariff as part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related to the forced transfer of American technology and intellectual property. The list contains 279 of the original 284 tariff lines proposed, including those AISC requested for inclusion in its two separate testimonies in front of the USTR Section 301 Committee. This is the first time that tariffs have been extended beyond mill products to include fabricated structural steel, and will go into effect on August 23, 2018.

U.S. Structural Steel Industry Celebrates 10th Annual SteelDay September 28

Aug. 6, 2018 - SteelDay marks its 10th anniversary on Friday, September 28, and you’re invited to join the celebration! SteelDay is your opportunity to gain insight into the value and expertise the U.S. structural steel industry brings to our nation’s building and bridge projects, and there are plenty of ways to participate.

Industry Testifies to Include Fabricated Structural Steel in Section 301 Tariffs

Jul. 31, 2018 - Last week, David Zalesne, chairman of AISC and president of Owen Steel Company, Columbia, S.C. (an AISC member and certified fabricator), testified on behalf of the fabricated structural steel industry in front of the U.S. Trade Representative Section 301 Committee in Washington, D.C., in support of applying 25% duties under Section 301 of the Trade Act to the products described by six Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) Codes relating to fabricated structural steel imported from China.

Submit Your Nominations for AISC’s Lifetime and Special Achievement Awards

Jul. 23, 2018 - Do you know a deserving individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership or provided significant contributions to the structural steel industry? Nominate them for an AISC lifetime or special achievement award, which honor exceptional industry professionals. The winners will be recognized at NASCC: The Steel Conference, April 3-5, 2019, in St. Louis.

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