Challenge to Potential Duties on Vietnamese Plywood Dismissed

July 31, 2020, 7:31 PM

A challenge to potential antidumping and countervailing duties on certain plywood imports from Vietnam was dismissed as premature by the U.S. Court of International Trade.

The U.S. maintains antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain hardwood plywood products from China. The U.S. imported an estimated $1.12 billion worth of this plywood from China in 2016, before the duties were put in place, according to the Commerce Department.

Plywood Source LLC alleged to U.S. Customs and Border Protection that importers were evading these duties by entering hardwood plywood that was produced in China and transshipped through Vietnam to the U.S. by...

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