ITC Keeps Heat On LG, Samsung In Washer Dumping Probe

Law360, New York (February 10, 2012, 3:55 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission said Friday it had made an initial determination that LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. are importing into the U.S. washing machines from South Korea and Mexico at submarket value prices that have injured the domestic appliance industry.

The ITC said it would continue its investigation into whether to assess antidumping and countervailing duties on LG and Samsung based on allegations raised by Whirlpool Corp. that the companies' washer imports are being dumped on the U.S. market.

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