David Hartquist to Discuss China and Cuban Nickel at American Metal
Market's Stainless Conference in Pittsburgh
WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — David A. Hartquist,
Counsel to the Specialty Steel Industry ofNorth America (SSINA), will
discussChina and Cuban nickel; Chinese government subsidies to stainless
producers;China's manipulated currency; the outlook for antidumping and
countervailing duty cases againstChina; and the Doha Round of WTO
negotiations during the session, "Stainless Supply Outlook" at the
American Metal Market Stainless & Its Alloys Conference inPittsburgh,
The session will address global supply forecasts and the challenges and
opportunities for stainless steel producers in the U.S. and abroad.
Speakers will also discuss the impact of imports on the domestic market
and new developments that are on the horizon. Additionally, the session
will include a discussion of the uncertain U.S. economy and its impact
on the market.
Mr. Hartquist will be joined by Markus Moll of Steel & Markets Research;
Ed Blot of Ed Blot & Associates; Lewis E. Leibowitz of Hogan & Hartson
LLP; and John Zemon of Atlas Steel Products. David Brooks, Senior Vice
President of American Metal Market, will moderate the session.
What: American Metal Market's Stainless & Its Alloys Conference
Panel Discussion: "Stainless Supply Outlook"
When: April 14 – 15, 2008
Where: Pittsburgh Marriott City Center
To register online, visit
About David Hartquist
David "Skip" Hartquist serves as Counsel for SSINA. Mr. Hartquist is a
Senior Partner with the law firm of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, serving as
Chairman of the firm's International Trade and Customs Practice Group
and Managing Partner of Kelley Drye's economic consulting subsidiary,
Georgetown Economic Services. He focuses his practice on international
trade law and represents clients before the White House, numerous
Executive Branch departments and agencies, regulatory agencies and the
U.S. Congress. Mr. Hartquist's clients include Allegheny Technologies
Incorporated, AK Steel Corporation, Calgon Carbon, Carpenter Technology,
the China Currency Coalition, the Copper and Brass Fabricators Council,
Noble Energy, Olin Corporation, and the Valve Manufacturers Association.
About Specialty Steel Industry ofNorth America
Specialty Steel Industry ofNorth America ("SSINA") is aWashington,
DC-based trade association representing virtually all continental
specialty metals producers, which include high technology, high value
stainless and other specialty alloy products.
SSINA member companies include: AK Steel Corporation,Middletown, OH; ATI
Allegheny Ludlum Corporation,Pittsburgh, PA and ATI Allvac,Monroe, NC
(both Allegheny Technologies companies); Carpenter Technology
Corporation,Reading, PA; Crucible Specialty Metals,Syracuse, NY;
Electralloy,Oil City, PA; Haynes International Inc.,Kokomo, IN;
ThyssenKrupp Mexinox SA de CV, San Luis Potosi, S.L.P.,Mexico; North
American Stainless,Ghent, KY; Outokumpu Stainless, Inc.,Schaumburg, IL;
Precision Rolled Products, Inc.,Florham Park, NJ; Latrobe Specialty
Steel Company,Latrobe, PA; Universal Stainless and Alloy
Products,Bridgeville, PA; and Valbruna Slater Stainless Inc.,Fort Wayne, IN.
SOURCE Specialty Steel Industry ofNorth America