Commission Asks For Time to Consider Chinese Refrigerant Duties

Dec. 10, 2018, 6:17 PM

The International Trade Commission needs more time to determine if hydrofluorocarbon component imports from China should face U.S. antidumping duties, the commission said Dec. 7.

It asked the Court of International Trade for an additional two months, until March 11, to make its decision.

The ITC determined in 2016 that imports of HFC blends hurt domestic U.S. industry, but that imports of HFC components did not. As a result, the U.S. hit the former, but not the latter, with antidumping duties, even though the Commerce Department found that both were being sold in the U.S. at less than fair value. ...

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