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2010-04-29 14:58:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Appleton Coated LLC, NewPage Corporation, and Sappi Fine Paper North America - together with the United Steelworkers (USW) -- commended the U.S. Department of Commerce for its preliminary dumping duty determinations against certain coated paper imports from 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:...

2010-03-02 15:10:00

Department of Commerce Preliminary Ruling Just One Step in Long Process WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Commerce released today the preliminary results in its countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of coated paper from China and Indonesia. Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), a major exporter of coated paper from China and Indonesia, expressed disappointment with the initial findings. The coated paper under investigation is typically used for printing...

2010-02-01 10:45:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of U.S. manufacturers has compiled compelling evidence that certain companies subject to antidumping orders are costing the U.S. Treasury at least $84 million annually due to their deliberate evasion of the antidumping duties. In addition, more than 275 jobs have been lost in the innerspring and hanger industries alone, and additional jobs are threatened by these ongoing schemes to avoid antidumping duties. The information is being presented...

2010-01-07 10:03:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X), along with other petitioning parties in ongoing antidumping and countervailing duty investigations relating to seamless standard, line and pressure pipe from China, announced today that it was making an allegation of "critical circumstances" in the proceeding. In response to a surge of imports entering the market after the filing of these cases in September 2009, the petitioners are seeking to have...

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...


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