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ITC Issues Affirmative Final Ruling, Signaling High Tariffs on Dumped and Subsidized Chinese Hardwood Plywood Imports

Today, the International Trade Commission (ITC) issued its final determination, activating significant tariffs on the imports of Chinese hardwood plywood, voting 4-0 that the domestic industry is materially injured, or threatened with material injury, by reason of these dumped and subsidized imports. The Coalition for the Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood commends the unanimous decision

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New Chinese tariff boosts local timber industry

Devin Gooden| March 30, 2018

Medford, Ore. – Congressman Walden toured the Timber Products facility today to see firsthand how the tariff on China’s imports have already benefited the local product. He heard from many employees who say they are grateful for his efforts. Representative Walden is back at the Timber Products plant for the first time since he helped

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New Chinese tariff boosts local timber industry

Devin Gooden| March 30, 2018

Medford, Ore. – Congressman Walden toured the Timber Products facility today to see firsthand how the tariff on China’s imports have already benefited the local product. He heard from many employees who say they are grateful for his efforts. Representative Walden is back at the Timber Products plant for the first time since he helped

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Coalition Says Chinese Cos. Altering Plywood To Evade Duties

Kelly Knaub| February 16, 2018

Law360 (February 16, 2018, 5:17 PM EST) — A coalition of U.S. producers of hardwood plywood asked the U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday to find that Chinese producers of the merchandise are skirting the anti-dumping and countervailing duties the agency recently imposed, saying the companies have been slightly altering the goods to avoid the tariffs. The

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Coalition Says Chinese Cos. Altering Plywood To Evade Duties

Kelly Knaub| February 16, 2018

Law360 (February 16, 2018, 5:17 PM EST) — A coalition of U.S. producers of hardwood plywood asked the U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday to find that Chinese producers of the merchandise are skirting the anti-dumping and countervailing duties the agency recently imposed, saying the companies have been slightly altering the goods to avoid the tariffs. The

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U.S. Hardwood Plywood Manufacturers Ask Commerce to Find Circumvention of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders by China

Coalition for Fair Trade Hardwood Plywood| February 15, 2018

Washington, DC—Today, four U.S. producers of hardwood plywood – Columbia Forest Products, Commonwealth Plywood Inc., States Industries, Inc., and Timber Products Company, who are members of the Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood – filed a petition with the Department of Commerce, asking the agency to find that hardwood plywood products with face and

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U.S. Hardwood Plywood Manufacturers Ask Commerce to Find Circumvention of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders by China

Coalition for Fair Trade Hardwood Plywood| February 15, 2018

Washington, DC—Today, four U.S. producers of hardwood plywood – Columbia Forest Products, Commonwealth Plywood Inc., States Industries, Inc., and Timber Products Company, who are members of the Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood – filed a petition with the Department of Commerce, asking the agency to find that hardwood plywood products with face and

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Reuters: U.S. makes final finding China hardwood plywood dumped, subsidized

Eric Walsh| November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday said it had made final determinations that hardwood plywood from China was being subsidized and dumped in U.S. markets, and it set an anti-dumping duty of 183.6 percent and anti-subsidy duties ranging up to 194.9 percent. The United States imported an estimated $1.12 billion of the

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Reuters: U.S. makes final finding China hardwood plywood dumped, subsidized

Eric Walsh| November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday said it had made final determinations that hardwood plywood from China was being subsidized and dumped in U.S. markets, and it set an anti-dumping duty of 183.6 percent and anti-subsidy duties ranging up to 194.9 percent. The United States imported an estimated $1.12 billion of the

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POLITICO: ITC to hear final arguments in China plywood case today

Adam Behsudi, Doug Palmer, Megan Cassella| October 27, 2017

ITC TO HEAR FINAL ARGUMENTS IN CHINA PLYWOOD CASE TODAY: The U.S. International Trade Commission will hold a final hearing on a trade case that could end up hitting imports of Chinese hardwood plywood with combined anti-dumping and countervailing duties of more than 225 percent. A number of lawmakers are expected to provide testimony, including

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POLITICO: ITC to hear final arguments in China plywood case today

Adam Behsudi, Doug Palmer, Megan Cassella| October 27, 2017

ITC TO HEAR FINAL ARGUMENTS IN CHINA PLYWOOD CASE TODAY: The U.S. International Trade Commission will hold a final hearing on a trade case that could end up hitting imports of Chinese hardwood plywood with combined anti-dumping and countervailing duties of more than 225 percent. A number of lawmakers are expected to provide testimony, including

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Reuters: Add Hardwood to the Growing List of U.S.-China Trade Grievances

Jen Skerritt with Joe Deaux| October 27, 2017

Add hardwood plywood to the growing list of trade gripes that the U.S. has with China. U.S. senators and members of Congress are urging the International Trade Commission to rein in Chinese shipments of hardwood plywood that they say are hurting American manufacturers, two letters show. Producers in the Asian country benefit from subsidies and

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Reuters: Add Hardwood to the Growing List of U.S.-China Trade Grievances

Jen Skerritt with Joe Deaux| October 27, 2017

Add hardwood plywood to the growing list of trade gripes that the U.S. has with China. U.S. senators and members of Congress are urging the International Trade Commission to rein in Chinese shipments of hardwood plywood that they say are hurting American manufacturers, two letters show. Producers in the Asian country benefit from subsidies and

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