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Alan Price Discusses U.S. Steel Manufacturers’ Bid to Scrap Russian Trade Deal

July 11, 2014

Alan H. Price, chair of Wiley Rein’s International Trade Practice, was quoted in a Reuters article published yesterday about a push by U.S. steel manufacturers to scrap a Russian trade deal amid allegations that Russia is flooding the market with cheap, flat-rolled steel.  “This consistent disconnect between the price of imports from Russia and those from other markets demonstrates that the suspension agreement is not working,” said Mr. Price, who represents Nucor Corp.  “The failure of the suspension agreement to prevent underselling is allowing Russian producers to sell significant and injurious volumes of hot-rolled steel into the U.S. market.”  To read the entire article, click here.