China Extends Dumping, Subsidy Probe For US Cars

Law360, New York (November 8, 2010, 12:42 PM EST) -- China has extended its anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations into U.S.-made sedans and sport utility vehicles because of the complexity of the probe.

China's Ministry of Commerce pushed the deadline for the duty review to May 6, adding another six months to the probe into numerous alleged subsidies provided by the U.S. government to the American auto industry, including the multibillion-dollar bailout of General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC, the Cash for Clunkers program, and various tax breaks for automakers, the regulator said Saturday.

The ministry...
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