Brazil’s national foreign trade ministry, Mdic, has opened an antidumping investigation against exports of carbon steel seamless pipes from China , it said in a statement Tuesday in Sao paulo.
Seamless Pipe Reducer Vallourec Brazil
The complaint was filed July 31 by Vallourec, which is a world class supplier of the steel piping products. Vallourec has a branch seamless steel pipes factory in Brazil , it is the country’s sole producer of seamless pipes.
In this case, the products being investigated are unalloyed carbon steel tubes
, seamless, of circular section.The pipes external diameters are not exceeding 374 mm, under HS codes 73043110, 73043190, 73043910, 73043920 and 73043990. These pipes application is for general use, including fluid storage, boilers , mining, construction, agricultural machinery, automobile manufacturing and other industrial processes.
Chinese carbon seamless steel pipe
Seamless steel pipes also are high-margin products used in the energy sector and had been a bright spot in the sluggish steel sector, benefiting in 2010 from a boom in the Brazil. The economic successes of China are viewed with admiration but also with concern because of the effects that the growth of these Asian economies may have on the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region. The evidence in China’s Challenge to Latin America indicates that certain manufacturing and service industries in some countries have been negatively affected by Chinese competition.