US International Trade Commission upholds ruling on tariffs for Chinese magnesia bricks

By Liz Gyekye
Published: Tuesday, 08 December 2015

The US’ International Trade Commission, based at the government’s Department of Commerce, has published its first five-year review, also known as a sunset review, of a 2010 countervailing duty order on magnesia carbon bricks. The organisation says levies should remain to help protect US trade.

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has announced that tariffs against resin-bonded magnesia carbon (MgO-C) bricks from China should remain in place and not be revoked, as low-priced imports could cause material injury to the US MgO-C industry.

The US imposed the import taxes in September 2010 owing to Chinese...

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