ITC Finds Italy's Plastic Tape Surplus Requires Duties

Law360, New York (March 16, 2010, 5:54 PM EDT) -- Italy produces larges surpluses of pressure-sensitive plastic tape available for export, the U.S. International Trade Commission has said in a new report that explains why anti-dumping duties on the product have been maintained.

U.S. and Italian PSP tape, which is typically used for packaging, are highly interchangeable with each other, Monday's report said.

"Based on the demonstrated ability of Italian PSP tape producers to increase imports into the U.S. market rapidly, their substantial production capacity and unused capacity ... and the attractiveness of the U.S. market,...
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