100302_2 - International Trade Case on Imported Coated...

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Unformatted text preview: International Trade Case on Imported Coated Paper Threatens U.S. Printing Industry Overview Three large U.S. paper makers (Appleton, NewPage and Sappi) have asked the U.S. Government to impose additional duties on coated paper from China and Indonesia. An investigation is underway. A paper tariff would be a body blow to the American printing industry, and there is no justification for it. This investigation is unwarranted and potentially harmful – not only to printers but other related industries in the midst of the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression. The case will take a year to complete and a final ruling will be made in October or early November 2010, but important preliminary decisions will take place over the course of the year, as the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) investigate different aspects of the case. Case Timeline • On September 23, 2009 , the DOC accepted a petition jointly filed by three U.S. paper companies and the United Steelworkers union accusing China and Indonesia of “dumping” and subsidizing certain types of...
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course REAL ESTAT 83676 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '97 term at Golden Gate.

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