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USW Says Without Tariffs, Imports Will 'Hollow Out' Tire Industry

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway says imported tires from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam threaten to "hollow out" the American tire industry. He testified alongside other union leaders asking the International Trade Commission to penalize imported passenger and light truck tires with tariffs.
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Updated: All Tariffs on Chinese PLT Tires Will Remain

Without Tariffs, DOC Predicts Market Would Return to Previous Conditions

Five years after tariffs were imposed on passenger and light truck tires imported from China, the Department of Commerce (DOC) has determined removing those tariffs would likely result in tires being dumped in the U.S. market and subsidized by the Chinese government once again. As a result, both the anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed in 2015 will stand.


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Next PLT Tariff Ruling Delayed to End of 2020

The ongoing investigation of whether passenger and light truck tires imported from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are being dumped in the U.S. market for less than fair value definitely won’t be settled in 2020. The Department of Commerce has agreed to a 50-day extension for preliminary determinations.


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