New Study Said to Detail Chinese Subsidies to Paper Sector
June 30, 2010

The academic study reportedly identified roughly $33 billion in subsidies provided to China's paper producers in a variety of forms that have stimulated enormous capacity increases and jeopardized production and jobs in the U.S.

May 1, 2010

Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' May 2010 edition.

Preliminary Tariffs Imposed Against Asian Paper Sources
April 30, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is levying dumping duties against certain coated paper imports from China and Indonesia. The preliminary tariffs range from 30.92 percent to 89.71 percent for China, with an all-China rate of 135.80 percent. A single rate of 10.62 percent is being applied to all Indonesian coated paper producers. These margins would be in addition to the countervailing duties applied in March, which would make the overall duties 43.65 percent for China and 28.1 percent for Indonesia.

Paper Litigation Moves Forward
December 1, 2009

NewPage, Appleton Coated, Sappi Fine Paper North America and the United Steelworkers (USW) filed unfair trade cases on Sept. 23 with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the ITC alleging that certain coated paper from China and Indonesia had been dumped and subsidized, resulting in injury to the domestic industry.

ITC Moving Forward with Investigation
November 13, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) made a preliminary determination and voted unanimously to proceed with a full investigation of coated paper imports from China and Indonesia, according to NewPage Corp.

Paper Companies Level Dumping Charges
September 25, 2009

MIAMISBURG, OH—Several U.S. coated paper manufacturers, led by NewPage, are asking the federal government to level the playing field by imposing duties on China and Indonesia for subsidizing and dumping certain coated paper.