Chemical Cos. Ask ITC To Examine Chinese Imports

Law360, New York (September 25, 2009, 6:17 PM EDT) -- Two U.S. chemical producers have asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to apply anti-dumping and countervailing duties on phosphate salts from China, saying the domestic industry is being undercut by unfairly cheap Chinese products.

ICL Performance Products LP and Praylon Inc. filed a petition with the ITC on Thursday, calling for an investigation into alleged Chinese dumping and subsidies under sections 701, 702, 731 and 732 of the Tariff Act of 1930.

The companies' sales of phosphate salts, used as an ingredient in a range of...
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