ITC - Imports of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane, silica bricks from China 

December 13:  The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) this week issued two findings:
  • Today, the ITC issued a release reporting that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane from China that are allegedly subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value.

  • Yesterday’s release reports that the ITC found that a U.S. industry is neither materially injured nor threatened with material injury by reason of imports of silica bricks and shapes from China. According, an antidumping duty order will not be issued.

As a result of the ITC's affirmative determination concerning 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane, the Commerce Department will continue to conduct its investigations on imports of this product, with its preliminary countervailing duty order due on or about January 15, 2014, and a preliminary antidumping duty order due on or about March 31, 2014.

For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice:

Douglas Zuvich

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Andrew Siciliano

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John L. McLoughlin

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Todd R. Smith

(949) 885-5617

Luis A. Abad

(212) 954-3094

Amie Ahanchian

(202) 533-3247

Or your local KPMG Trade & Customs professional.

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