China levies anti-dumping duties on some seamless tubes from Japan, EU

China will levy anti-dumping duties on certain high-performance stainless steel seamless tubes from Japan and the European Union as the low-priced imports had caused “damage” to domestic producers.

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Imports of such products from Japan and the EU will be levied duties of 9.2-14.4%, starting from Friday November 9, over a term of five years, China’s Ministry of Commerce said on November 8.

The decision to do so came after a 13-month investigation and reports on initial findings in May 2012.