Australia Launches Probe Into US Biodiesel Imports

Law360, New York (June 22, 2010, 3:38 PM EDT) -- The Australian government has decided to probe allegations that U.S. companies are dumping biodiesel in the country and benefiting from subsidies, a year after the European Union imposed anti-dumping duties on U.S. biodiesel producers including Archer Daniels Midland Co. and Cargill Inc.

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service said in a report Monday that it was investigating a complaint by a domestic company, Biodiesel Producers Ltd., that biofuel from the U.S. had been exported to the country at dumped prices.

According to the report, Customs...
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