China Cuts Duties On American-Made Nissans

Law360, New York (July 17, 2013, 1:35 PM ET) -- China will remove countervailing duties imposed on Nissan North America's cars and drastically reduce anti-dumping duties on the American-made vehicles, Chinese officials announced Tuesday.

The country's Ministry of Commerce, or Mofcom, said it would lower the anti-subsidy duties on American-built Nissans from the previous 12.9 percent to zero. The anti-dumping duties, previously 21.5 percent, will be slashed to just 3.6 percent.

Nissan lobbied for the better rates by filing a new exporter review investigation — the Chinese equivalent of an American new shipper review. Mofcom said...
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