ITC Says No Threat Means No Duties For Chinese Wood

Law360, New York (November 6, 2013, 4:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday voted not to impose remedial duties on imports of hardwood and decorative plywood from China, finding that even though the products have been dumped and subsidized, they pose no threat to domestic producers.

The vote was a reversal from the ITC's preliminary ruling rendered nearly one year ago that said there was a “reasonable indication” that U.S. producers were being materially injured by the Chinese imports. With a negative injury determination now in place, the government does not have...
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