China Hits US, Japan With Resorcinol Import Duties

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 5:06 PM EST) -- Chinese trade authorities on Friday said they will levy provisional anti-dumping duties against the U.S. and Japan on imports of resorcinol, a chemical used in tire manufacturing, which will impose security deposits of up to 40.5 percent on the imports.

China's Ministry of Commerce, which in March launched an anti-dumping probe into U.S. and Japanese resorcinol imports, said it unearthed evidence that the chemical's sales harmed Chinese industry.

“During the investigation period of this case, there was dumping of [resorcinol imports] originated in Japan and the...
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