Chinese Vitamin Cos. Push For Gov't Docs In Antitrust Trial

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT) -- A group of Chinese vitamin C producers who claim China’s government forced them to fix prices said on Wednesday that certain statements from China’s Ministry of Commerce should be allowed as evidence in an upcoming trial, arguing they are admissible as statements of a public office.

The nonsettling producer defendants pressed the New York federal court to admit the ministry’s written statements to the court from 2009, 2008 and certain statements contained in a 2006 amicus submission.

The ministry’s 2009 statement should be admissible under Federal...
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