US International Trade Commission rules in favour of Chinese fluorochemicals imports

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Monday, 17 November 2014

The US bodies’ resolution, which judged that Chinese fluorochemical imports do not injure the US industry, contradicts the ruling from the US Department of Commerce in October, and it is likely that world’s leading producer Mexichem will appeal against the verdict.

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has ruled that imports of R-134a fluorochemical from China do not materially injure or threaten the US refrigerants industry.

This resolution, which was passed by four votes to two, abolishes all anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports of this fluoro-gas from China.

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