ITC Looks Into Four Possible Duty-Free Waivers

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 4:21 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation to see if certain products from Brazil, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Argentina should receive continued duty-free treatment.

The ITC announced Monday that it is investigating possible changes to the Generalized System of Preferences that would grant waivers allowing the duty-free importation of lysine and its esters from Brazil, tires from Sri Lanka, rubber gloves from Thailand, and calcium silicon ferroalloys from Argentina.

The ITC is seeking input on whether granting a waiver for the competitive need limit...
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