DOC Says Dumping Would Resume If Gum Duties Lifted

Law360, New York (September 30, 2010, 2:48 PM EDT) -- Revoking duties on Mexican imports of cellulose gum — a staple in the food, health care and oil industries — would likely lead to predatory pricing at the same level as in the past, the Department of Commerce has said.

The department’s International Trade Administration came out Wednesday with the preliminary results of a sunset review of the anti-dumping duties, finding that the products would be undersold by 12.6 percent in the U.S. without the duties.

Cellulose gum is used as a food additive, often to...
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