China dumped steel wheels on U.S. market -Commerce Dept
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WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce
Department has found China unfairly subsidized steel wheels
exported to the United States and sold them at prices below fair
value, the department announced on Friday in its final
If the U.S. International Trade Commission issues a final
finding that U.S. producers are being harmed, then tariffs on
the products will go into effect for five years.
The United States made its initial determination in October.
It opened the investigation after receiving complaints from
Accuride Corporation of Evansville, Indiana, and Maxion Wheels
Akron LLC of Akron, Ohio.
U.S. imports of steel wheels from China were valued at $388
million in 2017, the Commerce Department said.
The department's finding comes on the eve of the latest
trade talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators seeking to ease
eight months of tensions between the globe's two largest
(Reporting by Makini Brice; Editing by David Alexander and Tom
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