Department of Commerce: China is dumping hardwood plywood

By Powell Slaughter
Furniture Today
November 14, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Commerce has made a final determination that China is dumping hardwood plywood in the U.S. market. In an announcement Monday, the Commerce Dept. determined that exporters from China sold hardwood plywood products in the United States at 183.36% less than fair value.  Commerce also determined that China is providing unfair subsidies to its producers of hardwood plywood products at rates ranging from 22.98% to 194.9%. The Commerce Dept. found that dumping has occurred by mandatory respondents Shandong Dongfang Bayley Wood Co. Ltd., and Linyi Chengen Import and Export Co. Ltd. at a margin of 183.36%.

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