China launches dissolving pulp anti-dumping investigation against Canada, Brazil, and USA
China has initiated an anti-dumping investigation into the dissolving pulp exported from Canada, Brazil, and the USA.
The probe has started at the request of Chinese pulp, paper, textile and cotton product producers.
Alleged Dumping Margins:
- Canada – 50.94%
- Brazil – 49.45%
- USA – 29.86%
Canadian Companies named in Petition:
- Tembec Inc.
- Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc.
- Neucel Specialty Cellulose Inc.
- AV Nackawic Inc.
- AV Cell Inc.
The investigation will extend for 1 year, and could be extended based on findings. The period to be investigated is from January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2012, for anti-dumping and January 1, 2010, to December 31, 2012, for injury to the domestic industry.
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