The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) determined that the China-made decorative plywood panels “have not caused injury and are not threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.”
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of wood mouldings and millwork products from China, as well as the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of wood mouldings and millwork products from China. Commerce also announced a negative final determination in the AD investigation of wood mouldings and millwork products from Brazil.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued mixed findings in its preliminary determinations on sales of wood mouldings and millwork from China and Brazil. The preliminary determinations follow the result of investigations by the International Trade Commission from allegations by the Coalition of American Millwork Producers (CAMP) of unfair trade practices.
Residential furniture importer Blue Furniture Solutions LLC, its successor XMillenium LLC, and two former executives have agreed to pay more than $5.2 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by evading customs duties and fees on wood bedroom furniture imported from China.
Led by U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger, a bipartisan group of congressmen has called for the International Trade Commission to enforce U.S. trade laws "and protect the American cabinet and vanity industry from alleged Chinese dumping of kitchen cabinets across the U.S. market."
Antidumping and countervailing duty investigations on imported Chinese vertical metal file cabinets have been initiated by the U.S. Department of Commerce. In 2018, imports of vertical metal file cabinets from China were valued at an estimated $45.2 million.
Washington, DC - A coalition has been launched to fight the recent unfair trade allegations against ready-to-assemble cabinetry imports from China.
In a 4-0 vote, the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that "there is a reasonable indication" that American cabinetry manufacturers are being harmed by Chinese imports of wooden cabinets and vanities.
Citing lost business from the sustained impact of imported Chinese cabinets and plywood, Columbia Forest Products said it will permanently close its Trumann, Arkansas hardwood plywood facility. The company said the closure is projected to take place sometime this fall.