ITC Approves Duties On Vietnamese Wire Clothes Hangers

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 3:34 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission said Wednesday that steel wire garment hangers imported from Vietnam have harmed American producers of the goods, clearing the way for anti-dumping and countervailing duties to be applied to the imports.

With a 6-0 vote, the ITC's commissioners determined the U.S. industry for the wire garment hangers has been “materially injured” by imports from Vietnam. The U.S. Department of Commerce previously determined the Vietnamese imports had been sold in the United States at less than fair market value and had benefited...
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