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2009-12-30 13:10:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) reacted positively to today's affirmative 6-0 vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on a petition in the anti-subsidy portion of a case against Chinese pipe imports called oil country tubular goods (OCTG). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) USW International President Leo W. Gerard declared, "Today's vote by the trade commission makes it clear to American pipe...

2009-11-30 16:20:00

USW, Companies, Congress Members, Governors Testifying; 6,000 jobs at stake WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final public hearing in the pending trade case against dumped and subsidized China pipe imports known as oil country tubular goods (OCTG), begins Dec. 1 at 9:30 a.m. before the six-member U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) The stakes are the future of 6,000 workers employed by seven OCTG...

2009-11-05 14:58:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) called today's order by the U.S. Department of Commerce for proposed anti-dumping tariffs on China pipe imports known as oil country tubular goods (OCTG), an overdue message for thousands of American laid off workers that trade laws are being enforced. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) According to documents, the OCTG trade case is the largest in U.S. history against China imports...

2009-11-05 14:34:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Department of Commerce ("DOC") has informed the interested parties of the antidumping duty margins it calculated in the first annual administrative review of the antidumping duty order on steam activated carbon from the People's Republic of China. The specific margins calculated by the DOC are as follows: Calgon Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. - 14.58 percent Jacobi Carbons AB - 18.22 percent (includes: Tianjin Jacobi International Trading...

2009-09-29 00:56:47

A Swedish researcher says drugs that may cause dose dumping, releasing medication in an unsafe manner in those who have drunk alcohol, need to be tested. Hans Lennernas, a professor in Biopharmaceutics at Uppsala University in Sweden, says some controlled release pills and capsules are susceptible to dose dumping. Lennernas says a formulation of the pain medication hydromorphone is one example of dose dumping. Testing revealed alcohol intake caused the risk of overdose and the medication has...

2009-09-27 14:24:18

Chicken products imported into China from the United States are being scrutinized for possible trade violations, Chinese officials say. Beijing's Ministry of Commerce said Sunday that it is probing the possibility of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy issues with the imports, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported. Complaints from domestic Chinese chicken producers are being carefully reviewed, ministry officials said. The United States accounts for 90 percent of China's chicken imports. China...

2009-09-23 08:43:00

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Appleton Coated LLC, NewPage Corporation, Sappi Fine Paper North America, and the United Steelworkers of America (USW) announced today that they have filed antidumping and countervailing duty petitions covering imports of certain coated paper from the People's Republic of China and Indonesia. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080514/NEWPAGELOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090923/CL80535LOGO-a ) (Logo:...

2009-09-14 23:12:18

U.S. President Barack Obama, going along with unions in slapping tariffs on Chinese tires, is eating his own words, China's Xinhua news agency said. As Beijing mounted its retaliation against the U.S. decision to slap duties of up to 35 percent on imported Chinese tires, the state-run news agency, in a commentary quoting media reports, said Obama obeyed the steelworkers' union because he desperately needed to win domestic support to walk out of the current difficult time in pushing forward...

2009-09-14 23:04:13

China, retaliating against U.S. tariffs on its tires, took its case to the World Trade Organization in preparation for a final ruling by the panel. Even as it countered with its own anti-dumping and anti-subsidies investigation into U.S. automotive and chicken imports, China filed a complaint Monday to the WTO in Geneva, saying the U.S. tariffs of up to 35 percent on China-made tires announced last week ran counter to relevant WTO rules and is a wrong practice abusing trade remedies, an...

2009-09-14 01:46:32

U.S President Barack Obama's decision to slap tariffs on Chinese tire imports will hit that country's industry hard, the head of a Chinese trade group said. Obama's decision may affect the employment of 100,000 tire workers in China and may bring an aggregated loss of $1 billion to China's tire exporters, Fan Rende, chairman of China Rubber Industry Association, told the China Daily. Obama said he made the decision to impose tariffs up to 35 percent based on the U.S. International Trade...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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