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Appleton Coated LLC, NewPage Corp., and Sappi Fine Paper North America, together with the United Steelworkers (USW), welcomed the U.S. International Trade Commission's (ITC) finding today that imports of coated paper from China and Indonesia are causing material injury to U.S. producers and workers.
If you’ve been following the coated paper anti-dumping case, the final determination by the International Trade Commission (ITC) is due tomorrow, Oct. 19. The ITC has to decide whether the dumping and subsidies have “materially injured” the domestic market. Unfortunately, material injury is not well defined.
The Commerce Department (DOC) has issued final anti-dumping and countervailing duty margins on coated paper imports from China and Indonesia. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) will hold a final vote this month to ultimately determine whether domestic paper producers were harmed by the subject imports.
WASHINGTON, DC—The Commerce Department (DOC) has issued final anti-dumping and countervailing duty margins on coated paper imports from China and Indonesia, providing a victory for domestic paper producers that may be short lived.
The antidumping margins announced by DOC on imports from Indonesia were 20.13 percent and ranged from 7.6 to 135.83 percent on imports from China. Countervailing duties on products from Indonesia will be subject to tariffs of 17.94 percent and on Chinese imports range from 17.64 to 178.03 percent.
More than 100 members of Congress who wrote to President Obama asking for action on China's subsidizing of its paper producers.
NPES is monitoring the unfair trade practice cases filed by three U.S. paper manufacturers and a workers’ union, which allege that China and Indonesia are harming the U.S. paper industry by providing unfair support to their domestic paper manufacturers that export to the United States.
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.