WASHINGTON, April 18 The U.S. Department of
Commerce said on Tuesday it was launching investigations into
whether imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from certain
countries are being dumped and/or subsidized.
The dumping probe affects imports from Belarus, Italy, South
Korea, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, the United
Arab Emirates and Britain, and the subsidization probe covers
those from Italy and Turkey, the department said in a statement.
(Reporting by Eric Beech; Writing by Eric Walsh)