US group seeks antidumping duty on Chinese plywood

US hardwood plywood manufacturers have again submitted a petition to their government seeking duties on hardwood plywood from China.

On 9 December 2016 the US Department of Commerce confirmed initiation of an antidumping duty and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) investigation of imports of Chinese plywood. The US International Trade Commission will make its preliminary assessment in early January 2017. If cause is found investigations will continue and a preliminary CVD will be announced in February 2017 and its preliminary AD determinations in April 2017.

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