The rate, announced on Thursday June 17
, falls far short of the 50%-plus duty that domestic US producers recently told Fastmarkets they were seeking for Malaysia-origin material.
But it exceeds the 7.4% preliminary duty determination that Commerce announced on January 27, which market participants described as “low.”
Other duties in this case, which involved four nations, extended to what is understood to be an unprecedented 160%. Commerce raised its duty determination on...