THE EUROPEAN Union Council of Ministers has imposed definitive anti-dumping duties on imports into the EU of certain steel and iron cables from the Czech Republic, Russia, Turkey and Thailand.

Its decision - by the written procedure used during Brussels' summer break - follows an inquiry, which "confirmed" concerns that the sale of cut-priced cables from these countries was harming EU producers.

The cables concerned include 'closed cables,' with a transverse section of three millimetres or more. The level of duty agreed is, for ...

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