China Allows Lapse Of Duties On US Cars

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 2:46 PM EST) -- China said Friday that it would lift duties it had imposed for two years against certain cars and sports utility vehicles imported from the U.S.

In a statement, China's Ministry of Commerce indicated that, starting Sunday, it would not longer collect anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports from the U.S. of cars and SUVs with engine capacities of at least 2.5 liters. The measures had been in effect since Dec. 15, 2011.

The duties could potentially have been extended, according to the Chinese ministry, which announced...
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