US Will Impose Tariffs On Spanish Olives After ITC Green Light

Law360 (July 10, 2018, 2:54 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday cleared the way for new tariffs on Spanish olives after finding that the dumped and subsidized imports were posing a threat to domestic olive producers.

With the ITC's 3-1 vote on the books, customs authorities will begin collecting the anti-dumping and countervailing duties ranging between 7.52 percent and 27.02 percent approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce last month, handing a victory to the U.S. olive growers who petitioned for the levies last year.

Those producers, organized as the Coalition for Fair Trade in Ripe Olives, told the government that imports of Spanish olives...

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