ITC Launches Probes Into Aluminum Wire Imports From China

Law360 (September 26, 2018, 9:10 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has opened investigations into whether wire imports from China are hurting American manufacturers, according to a Federal Register notice scheduled to publish Thursday.

The ITC launched the anti-dumping and countervailing probes on Friday, following complaints from domestic wire companies that rival Chinese companies have been subsidized by their government and are selling their products in the U.S. at unfairly low prices.

Georgia-based Southwire Co. LLC and Texas-based Encore Wire Corp. lobbed those accusations in a petition submitted to the ITC and the U.S. Department of Commerce last week, naming 27 Chinese wire producers and 15 U.S....

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