Commerce Finalizes Duty On Chinese Magnesia Bricks

Law360, New York (September 21, 2010, 5:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has finalized a countervailing duty order on Chinese-produced magnesia carbon bricks, based on the International Trade Commission's determination that the products are undervalued, subsidized by the Chinese government and materially hurting the domestic industry.

Commerce instructed U.S. Customs and Border Protection to assess a 24.2 percent ad valorem duty rate on all Chinese-produced MCBs that meet the scope of the order, according to a notice published Tuesday in the Federal Register.

One Chinese MCB producer — Mayerton, which includes Liaoning Mayerton...
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