Latest updates from AISI

Five Steel Industry Groups Urge Administration Not to Weaken Import Tariffs'

Five leading steel industry associations today expressed concern about a recent U.S. Customs and Border Protection notification that importers may be granted additional days for payment of estimated duties, taxes and other fees, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency.

AISI Urges Governors in All States to Designate Steel Manufacturing and Suppliers as Essential'

AISI sent a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Chairman of the National Governors Association, urging them to advise leaders in all states to designate the steel manufacturing sector, its suppliers and its workers as essential when drafting and enforcing stay-at-home orders and other directives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Steel Imports Down 21% Year-to-Date Through February 2020'

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 1,505,000 net tons (NT) of steel in February 2020.

AISI 2020 General Meeting AND SMA 2020 Annual Members Conference Update'

With the uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we understand that members are likely not making decisions about June business travel plans and future conferences. We are posting the AISI and SMA Joint Annual Meeting website for information only. No one can foresee the timeline for when large gatherings and business events will resume. For now, we are continuing to plan for the June 22-24, 2020 Annual Meeting. The safety and health of our members is our highest priority. As additional information becomes available we will keep you informed of any impact on this conference.

AISI Urges Administration to Designate Steel as Essential Industry'

In a letter to VP Pence, AISI urged the administration to designate the steel industry as essential during the coronavirus pandemic.


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