DOC Finds Chinese Boron-Added Steel Subject To Duties

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 2:31 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has preliminarily found that Chinese cut-to-length carbon steel plate producers are circumventing anti-dumping duties by adding boron to their products.

The agency issued a preliminary determination on Monday, concluding that Chinese made CTL plate containing 0.0008 percent or more of boron is subject to the anti-dumping duty order on CTL plate from China.

The decision applies to all boron-added Chinese CTL plate imports, regardless of the producer, exporter or importer.

As a result of the ruling, the DOC has ordered U.S....
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