China ends 11-year antidumping duties on S Korea BOPET

29 December 2010 08:30  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICIS)--China ended the 11-year antidumping duties (ADD) imposed on imported bi-oriented stretching polyester film originating from Korea on Tuesday, its Ministry of Commerce announced on Wednesday.

The product is also called bi-axially oriented polyethylene terephthalate (BOPET).

China had been levying a 33% tariff on imported Korean material since 29 December 1999, the ministry said.

BOPET has applications in packaged foods, solar power cells, touch-screen panels of mobile phones and flat screen televisions.

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