Wyden Asks ITC To OK Duties On Chinese Hardwood, Plywood

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 2:51 PM EDT) -- A Senate Finance Committee member told the U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday that American manufacturers were not benefiting from the growth in the U.S. market for hardwood and plywood because of unfair competition from Chinese products, encouraging the ITC to approve duties on the imports.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., told commissioners — who are expected to decide next month whether American companies have lost business to imports subsidized by the Chinese government and sold at below fair value — that although the U.S. economy has...
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