Posts Tagged ‘ China ’

Department of Commerce Investigates Hardwood Imports

Jul 8th, 2020

In June, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it is looking into whether imports of hardwood plywood completed in Vietnam, using components from China, are circumventing the existing antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on hardwood plywood from China, according to a press release by the International Trade Administration. Commerce is also initiating […]

Brazilian and Chinese Wood Products Targeted in Anti-Dumping Action

Mar 2nd, 2020

The United States is investigating wood moulding and millwork products from Brazil and China for anti-dumping action and duties, after determining these were being undersold against competing U.S. products, the Department of Commerce said in a press release. “The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) determined there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry […]

Commerce Initiates AD and CVD Investigations on Wood Imports from Brazil and China

Jan 30th, 2020

The Department of Commerce’s (Commerce) International Trade Administration (ITA) announced yesterday that it would initiate antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations on wood mouldings and millwork imports from Brazil and China. This announcement is in response to a petition that was filed on January 8 by the Coalition of American Millwork Producers (CAMP) […]

Millwork Coalition Brings Trade Cases Against China and Brazil for Dumping and Subsidies

Jan 9th, 2020

The Coalition of American Millwork Producers (CAMP) filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) yesterday to impose antidumping and countervailing duties on China and Brazil for wood mouldings and millwork products. CAMP, an alliance of large and small American-millwork producers, filed antidumping charges against both countries […]

Manufacturers Brace for Impacts of Increased Tariffs

May 13th, 2019

Despite months of negotiations, President Donald Trump announced an increase in tariffs on more than $200 billion worth of Chinese products Friday. Fenestration products—including iron, steel and wood door, window and frame components—are among the Chinese goods affected by the newly imposed 25% tariff, up from the 10% rate implemented in September 2018. The administration also […]

Tariff Increase Threatened Ahead of Talks with China

May 7th, 2019

President Donald Trump is putting the pressure on China leading up to trade talks in Washington, D.C., Wednesday—returning to prior threats for increased tariffs. In a Twitter post made Sunday, May 5, the president said that tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products would increase from 10% to 25% as soon as the following […]

With Chinese Officials in Washington, Tariffs Hang in the Balance

Apr 4th, 2019

As Chinese officials visit Washington, D.C., this week to resume talks of trade, U.S.-based manufacturers await further details regarding any potential agreements. With tariffs on materials used in door and window products hanging in the balance, manufacturers hold a hopeful eye on the situation, expecting to at least dodge increases. “It was the most recent […]

Tariff Rate Increase Put on Pause Amid New Discussions

Dec 3rd, 2018

The United States will not raise the rate of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products to 25 percent on January 1, 2019, as previously planned, according to a statement from the White House. Tariffs will remain at the current 10-percent rate imposed on September 24, 2018, for at least another 90 days. The […]

Newly Established Panels to Examine Tariffs Ahead of Meeting with China

Nov 28th, 2018

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) has agreed to establish panels for examining steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the U.S., following requests from seven member countries, including China. Meanwhile, President Trump plans to meet one-on-one with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss trade between the two nations, amid the G20 summit, which […]

Trump Threatens Another Round of Chinese Tariffs

Oct 15th, 2018

The President has threatened to impose another round of tariffs on China. In a “60 Minutes” interview with CBS on Sunday, Trump claimed the Chinese involvement in American politics was a “bigger problem” than possible Russian involvement in the 2016 election. Trump stated on “60 Minutes” that while he did not want to push the […]

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