ITC Retains Anti-Dumping Duty On Silicon From China

Law360, New York (March 20, 2012, 5:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday upheld a decades-old anti-dumping order on silicon metal imported from China, saying the risk of continued dumping still poses a threat for domestic producers of the metals.

The commission, which voted 4-0 to keep the duties in place, made the decision after a required five-year review of the duty order, which dates back to June 1991. Commission chairman Deanna Tanner Okun did not participate in the sunset review, the ITC said.

With the vote, the ITC “determined that revoking...
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