Samsung, LG Hit With Duties For Dumping Fridges In US

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 8:28 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce on found on Monday that refrigerator-freezers imports from South Korea and Mexico were dumped on the U.S. market, backing Whirlpool Corp.'s claims duties were needed against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and LG Electronics Inc.

In a final determination, the regulator found that Mexican and South Korean bottom-mount refrigerators had been dumped in the U.S. at less than fair prices and that South Korean producers had received government subsidies.

As a result of anti-dumping investigation initiated by Whirlpool, Commerce slapped South Korean...
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