ITC Recommends Keeping Duties On Carrier Bags

Law360, New York (June 23, 2010, 4:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has found that revoking anti-dumping duties on polyethylene retail carrier bags from China, Malaysia and Thailand would probably harm domestic producers, a determination that could keep duties as high as almost 123 percent on plastic bags.

Removing the duties now would likely lead to a continuance or a recurrence of injury to the domestic industry within a reasonably foreseeable time, the ITC said in a determination filed Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Commerce.

The agency came to its conclusion based...
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