China, the world’s biggest steel producer, has long been accused of flooding the international market with cheap, subsidised steel. Photo: Reuters
China, the world’s biggest steel producer, has long been accused of flooding the international market with cheap, subsidised steel. Photo: Reuters

China steel exports hit by surge of anti-dumping probes as coronavirus drives protectionism

  • China has been hit by 15 anti-dumping investigations into its steel exports in the first nine months of this year, up from 13 last year
  • While Chinese steel dumping is a long-standing issue, the pandemic is hastening protectionism across the globe, experts say

China, the world’s biggest steel producer, has long been accused of flooding the international market with cheap, subsidised steel. Photo: Reuters
China, the world’s biggest steel producer, has long been accused of flooding the international market with cheap, subsidised steel. Photo: Reuters
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