ITC Gives Green Light For Duties On Chinese Sinks

Law360, New York (March 21, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously Thursday that cheap, subsidized stainless steel sinks imported from China were harming American manufacturers, giving the final go-ahead for duties on the foreign products.

The vote means that the U.S. Department of Commerce will impose both anti-dumping and countervailing duties on the so-called drawn stainless steel sinks for the next five years. Commerce came out in favor of the tariffs last month, but the ITC has the procedural final say on whether they’re needed.

Commerce’s forthcoming duties will be...
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