ITAC is inviting interested parties to a public interest hearing on the safeguard investigation against the imports of U, I, H, L and T sections of iron or non-alloy steel. A virtual public interest meeting will be held on 2 December 2020 at 10h00. All interested parties wishing to attend the public hearing and wish to make oral representations to the Commission should indicate their intention to attend on or before 20 November 2020. A detailed version of the information to be discussed should be submitted to ITAC by 27 November 2020.
It is important to understand that a public interest hearing is an opportunity to explain whether a safeguard duty is in the interest of the public or not. It does not deal with technical issues or general arguments. It is a public meeting, so confidential information may not be shared.