China Extends Dumping Duties On Catechol From US, Japan

Law360, New York (May 21, 2012, 2:55 PM EDT) -- China will continue imposing anti-dumping duties on imports of the chemical catechol from Japan and the U.S. for another five years, the country's Ministry of Commerce said Monday.

The Ministry of Commerce said on its website that ending the anti-dumping duties put in place in May 2006 would harm the domestic catechol industry.

The decision comes after a nearly one-year review of anti-dumping duties on catechol, which is used in photography developing, fur dyes and pharmaceutical production, as well as an intermediate chemical for antioxidants in...
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