Commerce Won't Kill Chinese Magnesium Tariffs

Law360, New York (October 6, 2011, 3:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Thursday that duties against magnesium imports from China would stand, as the agency's review had determined Chinese magnesium producers would likely resume dumping activities if the duties were revoked.

Commerce kept alive its 16-year-old order instituting tariffs on Chinese magnesium imports after conducting an expedited sunset review of the order when Chinese producers failed to weigh in on the agency's decision-making.

“Revocation of the anti-dumping duty order on pure magnesium from [China] would be likely to lead to continuation or...
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