Sens. Rip CBP Over Unpaid Bonds On Chinese Import Duties

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 1:50 PM EST) -- Two U.S. senators harshly criticized U.S. Customs and Border Protection last week for the agency's alleged ongoing failure to force insurers to pay hundreds of millions in bonds issued to secure anti-dumping duties on Chinese imports.

In a Feb. 7 letter to the agency, Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and John Thune, R-S.D., ripped the agency's “deeply troubling and glaringly incomplete” response to a request for information on the bond situation, and demanded a full accounting of the uncollected duties.

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