Commerce To Initiate Inquiry Into Chinese Plywood Duties
By Tiffany Hu (September 21, 2018, 7:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce said on Friday that it is investigating whether Chinese companies were altering their products to avoid tariffs on hardwood plywood imports, following accusations that the companies were marketing them as a "direct substitute" to the ones subject to duty orders earlier this year.
Commerce said it was opening a probe into plywood products with a face and back veneer made of radiata or agathis pine to see if they were avoiding anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders in January on hardwood plywood imported from China.
"Based on the information provided by the petitioner, Commerce finds there is...
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