Commerce Wants Chinese Sodium Duties Renewed

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 2:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce said Tuesday that removing anti-dumping duties on sodium hexametaphosphate from China would lead to resumed dumping, putting the tariffs one step closer to a five-year renewal.

Following a regularly scheduled sunset review, Commerce threw its weight behind re-upping the duties on the imported chemical, which is used as a food additive, a dispersing agent, a chemical polisher and a toothpaste whitening agent.

“As a result of this sunset review, the department finds that revocation of the anti-dumping duty order on sodium...
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