Commerce Sets Dumping Margins For Chinese Pencils

Law360, New York (December 22, 2009, 3:11 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued a preliminary determination that certain pencils from China are being dumped in the U.S. at less than fair value, but has set lower dumping margins for several companies that showed they were not under government control.

The International Trade Administration published the preliminary results of the anti-dumping duty administrative review Tuesday in the Federal Register, assessing dumping margins as low as 13.86 percent for some entities and setting the countrywide margin at 114.9 percent.

Given China's nonmarket economy status,...
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