Gary Still and David Bleasdale of CITAC
say that the industry's main players are aware of the reputational standards that need to be upheld when operating in Africa and other markets.
Echoing Denham's comments, Autor stated, "While those that receive the Byrd windfall payments obviously work hard to keep this amendment alive, the CITAC
Byrd Amendment Working Group will be a strong, unified voice for consumers and consuming industries across a spectrum of industries to get rid of Byrd.
Steel Task Force has argued that the ITC must take into account the impact on consumers and the economy as a whole, not just one segment of the economy, when determining whether to impose or continue trade remedies.
The Byrd Amendment provides a double hit to American manufacturers who use products subject to antidumping and countervailing duties," said CITAC
Counsel Lewis Leibowitz.
Three company representatives from the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA), a CITAC
member, will testify this week at an ITC sunset review hearing on AD/CVD duties on hot-rolled steel imports from Argentina, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Romania, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, and Ukraine.
Steve Alexander, CITAC
Executive Director and President of lobbying firm The CMR Group, called Sen.
The GAO report is further evidence that Congress needs to act now to repeal the Byrd Amendment," said Steve Alexander, Executive Director of CITAC
and President of the CMR Group, a Washington D.
has argued, and government studies support, that the Byrd Amendment is not only illegal under international trade rules, but it distorts competition here at home," said Lewis Leibowitz, CITAC
Counsel and a partner at Hogan & Hartson LLP.
is a coalition of companies and organizations committed to ensuring that consuming industries and manufacturers in America have access to reliable supplies of globally priced materials necessary for those industries to produce their products.
Baker, executive director of the CITAC
Steel Task Force.
First, notes CITAC
Executive Director Steve Alexander, "support for H.
congratulates the House of Representatives for passing repeal of the Byrd Amendment and we strongly urge the Senate to agree to retain repeal in the final legislation," said CITAC
Executive Director Steve Alexander.