US Finds Chinese Paper Imports Shirking Duty Orders

Law360 (November 9, 2020, 5:57 PM EST) -- The Trump administration announced Monday that certain companies are ducking duties on Chinese paper by processing the goods after they enter the U.S., teeing up new duties for some producers while allowing others to certify that their shipments are on the level.

In a preliminary ruling, the U.S. Department of Commerce said that certain Chinese uncoated paper is being imported to the U.S. in roll form, only to be converted into paper sheets to get around the duty order on uncoated paper handed down in 2016, ordering U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect duties ranging from 149% to 176.75% on...

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