China Slaps Duties On US, EU Optical Fiber

Law360, New York (February 9, 2011, 6:20 PM EST) -- Chinese trade regulators said Wednesday that they would impose provisional dumping duties on optical fiber imports from the U.S. and European Union.

In a preliminary decision, China's Ministry of Commerce found that dispersion unshifted single-mode optical fiber made in the U.S. and EU was being dumped in China and threatened significant harm to domestic manufacturers.

As a result, the regulator said it would impose the temporary anti-dumping measures, requiring importers to pay Chinese customs agents a deposit to cover their estimated duties, ranging from 4.7 to...
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