ITC Approves Duties On Chinese, Vietnamese Wind Towers

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 4:04 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday cleared the way for anti-dumping and countervailing duties on utility-scale wind towers imported from China and Vietnam, saying the imports harmed American producers.

In a split vote, the ITC's commissioners determined the U.S. wind tower industry was injured by imports from China and Vietnam. The U.S. Department of Commerce previously determined Chinese and Vietnamese exporters sold their towers at below-market prices in the U.S. and that the Chinese government provided unfair subsidies to its wind industry.

Friday's vote authorizes...
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