With US President Donald Trump threatening protectionist measures, it's instructive to look at what happened after George W. Bush enacted steel tariffs in 2002.
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The president has promised to put a stop to foreign companies 'dumping' steel on US markets. Former President Bush tried the same thing, and here's what happened.
Politicians in Europe, the US and the UK have blamed steel industry woes on artificially cheap imports.
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Governments have been known to change the definition of anti-dumping tariffs to suit their needs, so accusations of steel dumping from China are still quite subjective.
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The UK government is considering taking a stake in a dying asset when it could have helped build a balanced economy much earlier.
The US has already tried to save a steel industry, and its undercooked response holds some valuable lessons.
The industry itself is a big polluter, but lots of environmentally important technologies depend on steel.
Any job losses from Arrium's Whyalla Steelworks would be another blow to the manufacturing sector and South Australia's economy.