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2009-06-05 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Antidumping and countervailing duty petitions were filed today by U.S. producers of wire decking, charging that dumped and subsidized imports of wire decking from the People's Republic of China cause material injury to the domestic industry.

2009-05-22 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) called today's affirmative vote by the U.S.

2009-05-19 04:13:00

LONDON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- By 2015 the European market for electric vehicles (EVs) could potentially grow to 480,000 units. Frost & Sullivan has revised this forecast from the prediction of 250,000 EVs by 2015 made last year due to changing supply dynamics.

2009-05-14 15:57:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") voted unanimously today that there is a reasonable indication that the U.S.

2009-04-22 23:01:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Obama administration has sought to cut farm subsidies for next year's budget they have encountered strong resistance, especially in farm states.

2009-04-08 16:03:00

Seven domestic producers file petition representing 6,000 production workers WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven U.S.

2009-03-16 15:44:10

China revealed details of its plan to subsidize auto and motorcycle purchases by rural residents, which experts said had already created a surge in sales. The government said in January it would make $732 million available to subsidize purchases of vehicles, including light trucks and minivans for farmers, Xinhua reported Monday. The plan revealed Sunday includes a 10 percent subsidy for vehicles and a 13 percent subsidy for motorcycle purchases.

2009-01-20 18:47:40

The World Trade Organization said Tuesday it would rule on a case brought by China against the United States concerning punitive import duties. The United States has imposed anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on two types of steel pipes, pneumatic tires and woven sacks, the Financial Times reported Tuesday. Dumping is the practice of selling products abroad at prices lower than the products fetch in the producer country. China is concerned with the U.S.

2009-01-16 09:30:00

DETROIT, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announced a series of actions today to preserve its financial health by partly offsetting projected losses on its individual health plans that could exceed a cumulative total of $1 billion from 2009 through 2011. Daniel J.

2008-12-22 15:08:00

International Trade Commission Imposes Tariffs of 36-40 Percent WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas M. Conway, Vice President of the United Steelworkers (USW), affirmed today's vote by the U.S.


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