Commerce Upholds 127% Markup On Chinese Paper Clips

Law360, New York (May 6, 2011, 3:36 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce said Friday it would leave intact a countrywide 127 percent anti-dumping duty markup on paper clips from China after completing a third review as to whether eliminating the charge would affect domestic producers.

No Chinese maker responded to the agency request for information, but Illinois-based office products supplier ACCO Brands USA LLP participated, Commerce said in a Federal Register notice.

The initial anti-dumping duty order, handed out back in 1994, is geared toward protecting companies like Acco Brands from Chinese underselling....
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