U.S. International Trade Commission Reverses Opinion On Truck, Bus Tires From China

- Feb 13, 2019-

The US International Trade Commission changed its initial view of Chinese truck and bus tyres, opposing the material damage caused by the Chinese tire industry by a vote of 3 to 2. Go to the port of America.

The ITC filed its findings with the U.S. International Trade Court (CIT) on Jan. 30, 2008, which overturned the commission's initial negative ruling on Chinese truck and bus tyres. Adjudication and return of the case to ITC for reconsideration.

ITC's initial negative decision fell in February 2017. In April of the same year, the Union of American Steelworkers sought anti-subsidy and anti-dumping duties on Chinese trucks. ND bus tyre importer-complains to CIT for judicial review.

USW has quarreled with ITC on four issues, and CIT has ruled in favour of the EU on two issues: the negative price impact decision of the commission and its negative threat decision, and BOT. The union said there was "no hard evidence to support it."

In a filing with the CIT, ITC said it now found that Chinese imports had "significant adverse effects" on the U.S. truck and bus tire industry.

"the theme tires, with large and growing sales margins and depressed prices below domestic products, have prevented the domestic sector from increasing revenues accordingly." E as demand grows, "the commission said in court papers."

"when the subject matter overlaps with Chinese tyres, Tier and the brand premium do not explain the low price," the ITC said. "both Chinese and domestic tyres are directly competitive, which is a sign." the importance of grades 2 and 3, which account for a large proportion of the total number of goods. "

David S. Johnson, chairman of the International Trade Center, and Meredith M. Broadbent, chairman of the International Trade Center, disagreed with most people and continued to find that the domestic tire industry did not face material harm because of China I. Imports import (import plural)

USW International Secretary and Treasury Secretary Stan Johnson praised ITC's new determination.

"the International Trade Center has finally admitted that since our lawsuit in January 2016, our members have known that illegally subsidised buses and truck tyres are flowing into our country from China, hurting domestic manufacturers. "imprisonment and well-paid jobs," Johnson said in a statement.

The retreading industry is satisfied with ITC's new decision in the face of fierce competition from Chinese imports of new tyres.

"this is good news for the retreading industry, but we still have some way to go before we can make a final decision," the Tire Information Bureau said in a press release.

The parties will have the opportunity to comment on and respond to the redefined questions. If the CIT supports the ITC's new decision, the Commerce Ministry will issue orders and impose countervailing and anti-dumping duties on trucks and passenger car tyres imported from China by the Customs and Border Protection Agency.