China Keeps Duties On US, EU, Korean Chloroform

Law360, New York (November 30, 2010, 3:29 PM EST) -- China said Tuesday it would continue to charge double-digit anti-dumping duties on chloroform imports from the U.S., the European Union and South Korea.

The country’s Ministry of Commerce said the tariffs, which ranged from 32 to 96 percent, would take effect immediately and last four years, according to Xinhua, China’s state-run news agency.

In its verdict, the ministry found that imported chloroform would harm domestic manufacturers if left untaxed, Xinhua reported.

The announcement came one year after the ministry initiated a review of the anti-dumping duties...
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