Senators Push Commerce To Keep Oil Pipe Import Duties

Law360, New York (December 11, 2012, 1:17 PM EST) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday urged the U.S. Department of Commerce to keep in place a set of duties on steel pipe products from China, saying that removing the import measures would harm American businesses and undermine U.S. trade law.

The 10 senators, led by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, sent a letter to acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca M. Blank, saying the federal agency should continue to impose countervailing and anti-dumping duties on Chinese imports of oil country tubular goods,...
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