ITC Votes To Uphold Duties On Solvent From China

Law360, New York (November 20, 2009, 12:35 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to preserve anti-dumping duties levied on Chinese imports of tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, a widely used chemical solvent, for another five years.

In a split vote, the ITC determined that withdrawing the anti-dumping duty order at this point could leave the domestic tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol industry open to injury in the near future, the commission said Thursday.

The vote concludes a routine review of the duties, which were first imposed in 2004. The commission said it plans to publish a full report...
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