Zhongwang 5050 circumventing tariffs: ITA

The US Department of Commerce has issued a preliminary determination in its anti-circumvention inquiry into Chinese aluminium producer China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd.

Heat-treated aluminium extrusions that meet the chemical specifications for 5050-grade alloy and are being exported by China Zhongwang and its affiliates circumvent existing anti-dumping and countervailing duties, the Department's International Trade Administration (ITA) preliminarily determined in a notice dated November 3. Zhongwang responded to Commerce’s determination, defending its non-response to the department’s queries. “We respect the preliminary determination […] that import of 5050 alloy...

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This article was first published by AMM

November 08, 2016

01:58 GMT