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.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' May 2010 edition.
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.
The margins on Chinese coated paper range from 30.82% to 89.71%, with a single rate of 10.62% set for all Indonesian coated paper producers.
This video offers an overview and presentation excerpts from the recent "Print Delivers" event in Minneapolis.
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.
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.
The U.S. International Trade Commission made a preliminary determination of injury and unanimously voted to proceed with a full investigation of coated paper imports from China and Indonesia.
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.
The industry seeks to have duties imposed on imported coated paper with a GE brightness rating of 80 or higher to offset Chinese and Indonesian government subsidization and dumping.