The Steel Import Crisis

Publication Date: April 1982

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): John M. Starrels

Research Area: Manufacturing and industry; Trade

Keywords: Trade and foreign aid

Type: Report


Over the past decade, a number of America's key manufacturing sectors--automobiles, shipbuilding, textiles and steel--have been in decline. Administration policy toward steel thus must also address the broader challenge of restoring America's industrial base. Integral to any such strategy is a sound posture toward the conduct of U.S. international trade policy.