Multilateral Steel Agreement


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Multilateral Steel Agreement

A proposed agreement to reduce or eliminate tariffs and other trade barriers on steel. Negotiations for the Multilateral Steel Agreement took place among 35 countries under the General Agreement of Tariffs and Trade, but were suspended in 1992, and the treaty never came to fruition.
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WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The chairman of Bethlehem Steel Corporation (NYSE: BS) today called for a concerted effort among German and American steel manufacturers and others to work with their governments to achieve a "comprehensive, effective and enforceable international steel agreement," a Multilateral Steel Agreement (MSA), as a means of eliminating market distorting practices, worldwide overcapacity and unfair trade.
Trade Representative (USTR) to aggressively pursue on an expedited basis a meaningful Multilateral Steel Agreement (MSA) restricting subsidies to foreign specialty steel producers.
administration's leadership in resuming Multilateral Steel Agreement (MSA) negotiations but warn that the excessive use of the increasingly restrictive trade measures promoted by U.
We are also fully supportive of the Administration's renewed efforts to achieve a comprehensive, effective and enforceable Multilateral Steel Agreement to deal with the ongoing problems of subsidies, non-tariff barriers and anti-competitive practices affecting steel trade.
needs an effective Multilateral Steel Agreement to stop dumping and heavy foreign subsidies.
Our nation needs an effective Multilateral Steel Agreement (MSA) now to stop foreign subsidies?
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