We appreciate the Department's efforts to ensure fair competition for all producers who sell LWTP in the U.
In 2008, the Commerce Department issued an antidumping order on imports of LWTP from Germany and antidumping and countervailing duty orders of imports of LWTP from China.
During the original investigations, plaintiffs argued that the Commission was required to consider a series of intermediate dumping calculation worksheets prepared by Commerce that purported to show that sales of 48-gram LWTP from Germany were not sold at less than fair value (i.
400) The Commission explained that market participants expected the demand for 48-gram LWTP was likely to grow in the imminent future, that the petitioner had built a new facility designed to produce this product, and that the record indicated that imports of 48-gram products were likely to comprise the predominant proportion of LWTP from Germany in the imminent future.
Richards added, "We appreciate the Department's efforts to ensure fair competition for all producers who sell LWTP in the U.
In 2008, the Commerce Department affirmed that Koehler sold LWTP into the U.
On September 26, the Commerce Department affirmed that certain Chinese producers and exporters of LWTP sold the product in the United States at prices below fair value and imposed final antidumping duties of 19.
The Commerce Department also announced its final determination concerning subsidized imports of LWTP from China.
Importers of LWTP affected by the ITC decision must now post cash deposits in the amount of the duties established by the Department of Commerce.
International Trade Commission alleging that the Chinese government is subsidizing the Chinese LWTP industry.