ITC Votes To Keep Duties On Steel Plate From Japan

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 2:29 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday refused to revoke anti-dumping duties on clad steel plate from Japan, saying that removing tariffs on the product would likely harm the domestic industry.

The commission voted 4-2 in favor of keeping in place duties on Japanese imports of clad steel plate, which is used in commercial manufacturing, construction and shipbuilding. The decision comes after the ITC in May agreed to conduct a full five-year sunset review.

Anti-dumping measures have been imposed on Japanese imports of clad steel plate...
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