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The U.S. International Trade Commission said there is a “reason-
able indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason
of imports of hardwood plywood from China that are allegedly
subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value.”
Noting that all six of its commissioners voted in favor, the
U.S. Department of Commerce will continue to conduct its
antidumping and countervailing duty investigations on imports
of hardwood plywood. A judgment on whether countervailing
duties should be levied to discourage the imports is likely due
in April, with the preliminary antidumping duty determination
due in June.
The issue is contentious, with U.S. plywood makers, the
Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood, battling to
restrict China’s exports. An opposing group composed of small,
medium and large American importers, distributors, manufacturers and retailers of hardwood plywood, the American Alliance
for Hardwood Plywood wants to allow imports to continue as is.
Following the latest ITC decision, AAHP Chairman Greg
CHINA HARDWOOD PLYWOOD IMPORTS GET THIRD ITC REVIEW
Simon issued the following statement:
“We are disappointed that this investigation will proceed,
but remain very con;dent that the facts continue to be on our
side. This is now the third time that the federal government
will conduct a thorough review and we believe they will reach
the same ;nding as before – imported hardwood plywood
products from China are traded fairly at competitive prices
and have a rightful place in the global consumer market.”
Hardwood plywood panels may be used in cabinet manufacturing.
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