Commerce Upholds Duties On Chinese Oil Pipe Imports

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 8:44 PM EST) -- Drawing praise from Ohio lawmakers and the U.S. steel industry, the U.S. Department of Commerce on Monday upheld duty orders on imports of steel tubing used in oil wells that are produced in China and finished in other countries.

In a final scope ruling, officials for Commerce's International Trade Administration said that oil country tubular goods, often called OCTG, would not be exempted from anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders.

“Following a comment period and the submission of briefs and rebuttals, the department continues to find that seamless...
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