HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—One year after a group of U.S. engineered wood flooring manufacturers filed a federal unfair trade petition against Chinese imports, the International Trade Commission (ITC) voted to uphold the antidumping and countervailing duties set by the Department of Commerce (DOC) last month.
The result of this action means imports from all but one Chinese manufacturer—Zhejiang Yuhua Timber Co.—are not only subject to the DOC rates, they may have to pay additional fees a year or more later as the duties can be retroactively adjusted for as long as the government feels harm is being done to U.S. manufacturers. Continue reading ITC votes in favor of U.S. petitioners
WASHINGTON—In a statement released by the Alliance for Free Choice and Jobs in Flooring (AFCJF), the group announced the International Trade Commission (ITC) voted today to affirm the petition on punitive anti-dumping duties on engineered flooring from China. Continue reading AFCJF disappointed by ITC’s affirmation of petition
Washington—A preliminary determination was made in the case against unfair dumping duties of multilayered wood flooring from the People’s Republic of China today. The International Trade Commission released the following in a fact sheet outlining its decision:
•Commerce preliminarily determined that Chinese producers/exporters have sold multilayered wood flooring at margins ranging from zero to 82.6516% ad valorem. Continue reading Preliminary anti-dumping duties announced
Seattle—More than 50 American companies, representing over 1,400 jobs in the U.S., have signed up to join the Alliance for Free Choice and Jobs in Flooring (AFCJF) since the group was organized in January 2011, according to Jonathan Train, president of the AFCJF. Continue reading AFCJF membership more than 50 companies