Posts Tagged ‘ China ’

Hydrogel Glass Windows Let in More Light, Less Heat

Sep 8th, 2022

Researchers at Wuhan University in China seek to develop hydrogel glass that will keep buildings and living spaces cooler, without the loss of visibility to the outdoors. According to a research article published in the journal Frontiers of Optoelectronics and titled Broadband Light Management in Hydrogel Glass for Energy Efficient Windows that Proposes Designing Hydrogel […]

US Department of Commerce to Make Third Attempt on Aluminum Extrusion Orders from China

Aug 23rd, 2022

The U.S. Court of International Trade has rejected the U.S. Department of Commerce’s attempt to issue a new scope ruling with respect to anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on aluminum extrusions from China. Commerce now has 30 days to submit its third attempt at a remand determination. Plaintiff Worldwide Door Components, Inc. originally contested Commerce’s […]

AEC Advocates for Overhaul of Aluminum 232 Exclusions Process

Jul 26th, 2022

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) on July 20 testified in a U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) hearing regarding the economic impact of Section 232 and 301 tariffs on U.S. industries. The AEC and its president, Jeff Henderson, say domestic extruders are put at a disadvantage by the current process. “Despite some initial relief for the […]

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates By 0.75% to Combat Rising Inflation

Jun 17th, 2022

The Federal Reserve raised the stakes in the fight to combat rising inflation on Wednesday, hiking interest rates by 0.75% in an effort to douse cold water on historic inflation. Door and window industry executives say the increase is necessary but it is likely to test companies’ resolve. Recording-Breaking Rates The rate hike is the […]

United States, EU Throw Weight Behind Sanctions

Apr 5th, 2022

Financial sanctions have dealt a “pretty significant blow” to Russia, says Isabelle Icso, director of international policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. More sanctions are likely on the way courtesy of the U.S. and the European Union (EU), all while markets rile, and businesses leave to protect their profits and reputations. […]

Supply Chain Nightmares

Mar 17th, 2022

Just when you thought the supply chain nightmare was starting to let up, a war breaks out in Ukraine. With the recent economic sanctions being put into place against Russia, how will this war exacerbate the global supply chain headaches that emerged last year, and is this a temporary crisis or one that will have […]

FGIA Economic Outlook Addresses Turmoil in Europe and COVID Recovery

Mar 7th, 2022

Dr. Chris Kuehl, managing director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, provided an economic outlook for the United States and Canada during the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2022 Annual Conference that took place last week in Amelia Island, Fla. He addressed the mounting challenges and potential impacts of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ukraine and […]

Chinese Moulding Provider Fires Back at Department of Commerce

Mar 11th, 2021

After the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to issue countervailing duty and antidumping duty (AD/CVD) orders on wood mouldings and millwork products imported from China, one of the producers subject to the orders is firing back with a legal complaint. The ruling followed an investigation through which USITC officials determined that by subsidizing and […]

Association Helps its Members Decipher ITC Ruling

Feb 2nd, 2021

Although the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced the results of a final antidumping duty and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) investigation into wood mouldings and millwork products imported from China in early January, that doesn’t mean suppliers have digested all this info and what it means for their businesses and the market as a whole. With […]

ITC Issues AD/CVD Orders on Wood Mouldings Imported from China

Jan 28th, 2021

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced the results of a final countervailing duty and antidumping duty (AD/CVD) investigation into wood mouldings and millwork products imported from China. Four commissioners plus USITC chair, Jason E. Kearns, voted unanimously to issue AD/CVD orders on imports, ruling that by subsidizing and selling in the U.S. at less […]

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