EU Maintains Duties On Chinese Furfuraldehyde

Law360, New York (May 6, 2011, 4:09 PM EDT) -- The European Union refused to repeal an anti-dumping duty on Chinese furfuraldehyde imports Wednesday, saying lifting the duty would likely motivate Chinese producers to import large quantities of the solvent into the EU at unfairly low prices, injuring EU producers.

The Council of the European Union ruled Wednesday that if the more than 15-year-old measures imposing a duty rate of €352 ($511) per metric ton of furfuraldehyde were repealed, Chinese producers would likely import the solvent and sell it in the European market at less than...
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