Burning The Candle At Both Ends: Expanding Coverage Of The Antidumping Duty Order On Candles From China

Law360, New York (October 26, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On Oct. 3, 2006, the U.S. Department of Commerce (“Department”) published a notice of a decision significantly expanding the coverage of antidumping duties on candles imported from China. The effects of this decision will extend throughout the retail industry.

To give some idea of the amount of candles at issue, in 2004 the United States imported approximately $220 million worth of candles from China. Approximately 13% by volume of those imports were subject to antidumping duties before this expansion. (1) The expanded order will cover most...
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