Chinese Ministry Pushes For Freeze In Vitamin C Case

Law360, New York (February 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Chinese government is urging the U.S. judge presiding over multidistrict vitamin C antitrust litigation not to take depositions in the case, maintaining that such actions should be put on hold until the defendants' motion to dismiss has been resolved.

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce submitted a letter on Tuesday to U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein, indicating its inability to assist in the deposition of witnesses in the case as the court had requested.

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