Chinese Fastener Imports Escape Steel Nail Antidumping Duties

July 13, 2021, 1:43 PM

Imports of certain fasteners from China fall outside the scope of U.S. antidumping duties on Chinese steel nails, the U.S. Court of International Trade said in a pair of decisions.

The U.S. maintains antidumping duties on certain Chinese steel nails, including those “constructed of two or more pieces.”

Midwest Fastener Corp. imports strike pin anchors made up of four parts: a threaded body, a steel pin, a nut, and a flat washer. They’re used to attach shelf brackets and other items to masonry by inserting the anchor into a predrilled hole and striking the pin, causing the anchor to expand ...

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