Plastic News Quotes Partner Paul C. Rosenthal on PET Duties
March 31, 2016

Partner Paul C. Rosenthal was quoted in the Plastic News article β€œU.S. to levy duties on PET resin from Canada, China, India and Oman.” The U.S. International Trade Commission on March 31 voted 6-0 that PET imports from Canada, China, India and Oman are causing injury to the U.S. PET industry. As a result, anti-dumping duties now will be placed on PET imported from those nations. An anti-dumping complaint had been filed in March 2015 by PET makers DAK Americas LLC, M&G Group and Nan Ya Plastics Corp. The three companies are represented by Kelley Drye. Mr. Rosenthal said that the domestic PET industry β€œis extremely pleased that the commission agreed, and that these importers now will be subject to the discipline of trade orders to offset these practices.”

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