Commerce Drops 352% Duty On Chinese Paintbrushes

Law360, New York (August 2, 2010, 1:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has revoked a 24-year-old, 352 percent anti-dumping duty margin on natural bristle paintbrushes from China because domestic industry groups no longer seek to uphold it.

The U.S. International Trade Administration ordered U.S. Customs and Border Protection to end collection of duties on the products after the American Brush Manufacturers Association "expressed a lack of interest in anti-dumping duty relief," the agency said in a Federal Register notice dated Thursday.

In addition, the agency said, it received no significant interest from a...
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