ITC Upholds Duties On Urea From Russia, Ukraine

Law360, San Diego (November 15, 2011, 3:35 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday voted to preserve duties on solid urea, a fertilizer component, from Russia and Ukraine, determining that lifting existing anti-dumping duty orders on the imports would likely harm U.S. industry.

While Chairman Deanna Tanner Okun and Commissioner Daniel Pearson voted to revoke the orders, four commissioners — Vice Chairman Irving Williamson and Commissioners Charlotte Lane, Shara Aranoff and Dean Pinkert — voted to keep the duties in place based on five-year sunset reviews.

The commission opened its third sunset review...
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