19 April 2005 20:23 [Source: ICIS news]
WASHINGTON (CNI)--The US International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled Tuesday that US producers of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins are not “materially injured” by PET imports from ?xml:namespace>
Consequently, anti-dumping duties temporarily imposed by the US Department of Commerce (DoC) against PET from those nations are expected to be lifted within a few days.
The ITC held that US PET producers are “not materially injured or threatened with material injury” by those imports, even though PET imports from India are subsidized and PET resin sales in the US by all three countries are “at less than fair value.”
Apparently central to the ITC’s refusal to find a material injury is market data cited by ITC showing
Officials at Eastman and other
But Susan Esserman, the attorney who represented Reliance Industries, the largest PET producer in
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