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  Action Alerts  
Steel Users Take Action!
Congress needs to hear from steel consumers about high prices, shortages, and quality issues. More

Make Your Opinion Known
Write a letter to your legislator. Download sample text.

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  Opinion Editorials  

Read sample opinion editorials or commentary pieces supporting consumers.

  Upcoming ITC Steel Tariff Decisions  

Follow ITC 5 year Sunset Reviews on Steel Dumping Orders.

  More on 201 Issues  

Additional information on 201 Steel Trade Issues.

Click here for more on CITAC STF accomplishments on the steel tariff removal.


Our Mission

The CITAC Steel Task Force's overall mission is to ensure that the interests of U.S. steel-consuming manufacturers, their employees, and their communities are adequately considered in the development of U.S. government policy on trade and other economic issues of concern. More

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Become a member of the CITAC Steel Task Force! More

Director's Update

The CITAC Steel Task Force has for the first time given steel consumers a strong voice in steel trade policy debates. Here are some of our recent activities.

Click here for more on CITAC STF accomplishments on the steel tariff removal.

  Steel Users Speak Out  

Read current statements by steel consumers on manufacturing competitiveness. 6/20/05

"How Can We Make Our Trade Laws Work To Benefit Small Businesses?" - testimony of Wes Smith, president E & E Manufacturing, before the house committee on small business. 7/14/04
Testimony  |  Press Release

  Recent Studies  

The Steel Industry: An Automotive Supplier Perspective

"The Steel Industry: An Automotive Supplier Perspective" by Brian C. Becker, Ph.D., and Kevin A. Hassett, Ph.D., is a study of government support of steel and its effects on the automotive supplier industry. This 28-page report finds that distortions in the steel market, including the record high price of steel, are being fostered by the U.S. government and are causing a crisis that has impacted automotive and heavy duty suppliers across the country, triggering unprecedented bankruptcies and job losses. Download report


Press Releases

International Trade Commission Decision Again Hurts Steel Consumers. 6/21/05

Steel Consumers Troubled by ITC Decision. 4/15/05

Steel Consumers Applaud Knollenberg Resolution Urging "Fundamental Fairness" in Sunset Review Process. 2/11/05

PMA Member Wes Smith Testifies Before House Small Business Committee; Calls on Congress to Change Protectionist Trade Laws That Penalize Downstream Industries. 7/14/04 Read

CITAC Steel Task Forse to Advocate for Steel Consumers. 6/18/04 Read

Press Releases



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