Where we score, though, is in our extrusion process--the high cycle fatigue of an extruded shaft as we make it in titanium 834, our number-one high-temperature titanium material that gives at least a 30% gain in high-cycle fatigue strength compared to the same material with the hot-roll
Kawasaki Steel is not challenging the ruling that it dumped hot-rolled
steel products as it sees no chance of winning such an appeal, but is questioning the dumping margin, according to the company.
Taipei, March 9, 2010 (CENS) -- With the JFE of Japan recently raising selling prices of hot-rolled
steel by 27% to US$700 per metric ton, Taiwan's steel product manufacturers are expected to follow suit.
U.S.-bound exports of hot-rolled
steel have been surging since spring 1998 due to the strong U.S.
For instance, CSC has raised the prices for hot-rolled
steel for shipment in January and February to reach US$570 per metric ton and that for shipment in March has been elevated to US$600, although its production costs reach only between US$460 and US$470 per metric ton.
Separately, Brazil agreed late Tuesday to suspend hot-rolled
steel shipments to the United States by nearly one-third in exchange for a waiver of retroactive punitive tariffs.
CSC recently raised domestic wholesale prices for the most popular hot-rolled
steel to be delivered in March by NT$1,000 (US$31.44) per metric ton, or an increase of 4.92%, with such price hike to help CSC register handsome profits after March with yearly earnings expected to reach NT$40 billion (US$1.25 billion) this year.
Commerce Department that Japanese steelmakers are dumping hot-rolled
steel in the U.S.