ITC Says Chinese Steel Cylinder Imports Hurt US Cos.

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 5:01 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday preliminarily determined that imports of high-pressure steel cylinders from China allegedly sold in the U.S. at less than fair value and subsidized by the Chinese government materially injure a U.S. industry.

The ITC launched anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations in May after Longview, Texas-based Norris Cylinder Co. filed a petition claiming that imports of high-pressure steel cylinders from China posed a real and imminent threat to the survival of U.S. manufacturers.

The imports at issue are seamless steel cylinders...
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