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December 30, 2013 - News Release 13-132
The role of services in manufacturing is the subject of a special chapter in the U.S. International Trade Commission's (USITC) recently released report The Economic Effects of Significant U.S. Import Restraints, Eighth Update. The USITC, an... Read More
December 23, 2013 - News Release 13-131
Special Topic Chapter Explores the Role of Services in Manufacturing The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today issued an update of its report The Economic Effects of Significant U.S. Import Restraints. The USITC, an independent... Read More
December 20, 2013 - News Release 13-130
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to conduct full five- year ("sunset") reviews concerning the antidumping duty orders on electrolytic manganese dioxide from Australia and China (Inv. Nos. 731-TA-1124 and 1125 (... Read More
December 20, 2013 - News Release 13-129
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to expedite its five-year ("sunset") review concerning the antidumping duty order on steel wire garment hangers from China (Inv. No. 731-TA-1123 (Review)). As a result of this... Read More
December 19, 2013 - News Release 13-128
Proposed modifications to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) rules of origin are likely to have a negligible effect on U.S. industry, but they could result in a significant increase in U.S. trade for products covered by some of the... Read More
December 19, 2013 - News Release 13-127
Agency Ranked 9th of 29 Small Federal Agencies, Recognized as Most Improved Small Agency The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) is one of the top 10 best small federal government agencies to work for, according to the Partnership for... Read More
December 17, 2013 - News Release 13-126
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that revoking the existing antidumping and countervailing duty orders on hot-rolled steel products from China, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Ukraine would be likely to lead... Read More
December 13, 2013 - News Release 13-125
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined 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... Read More
December 12, 2013 - News Release 13-124
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined 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 that the U.S. Department of... Read More
December 11, 2013 - News Release 13-123
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that revoking the existing antidumping duty order on steel nails from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable... Read More
December 2, 2013 - News Release 13-122
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of non- oriented electrical steel from China, Germany, Japan, Korea,... Read More
November 29, 2013 - News Release 13-121
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain antivenom compositions and products containing the same. The products at issue in this investigation are Antivipmyn, Anavip and an antivenom product... Read More
November 20, 2013 - News Release 13-120
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain windshield wipers and components thereof. The products at issue in this investigation are windshield wipers commonly known in the automobile industry... Read More
November 20, 2013 - News Release 13-119
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to expedite its five-year ("sunset") reviews concerning the countervailing duty order on raw flexible magnets from China and the antidumping duty orders on raw flexible magnets... Read More
November 20, 2013 - News Release 13-118
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to expedite its five-year ("sunset") reviews concerning the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain off-the-road tires from China (Inv. Nos. 701-TA-448 and 731-TA-... Read More
November 19, 2013 - News Release 13-117
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of grain- oriented electrical steel from China, Czech Republic, Germany,... Read More
November 15, 2013 - News Release 13-116
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of monosodium glutamate from China and Indonesia that are allegedly... Read More
November 13, 2013 - News Release 13-115
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has launched four investigations to examine the impact that the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) trade preference program has had on the economies of sub-Saharan Africa and identify factors... Read More
November 13, 2013 - News Release 13-114
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that revoking the existing antidumping duty order on low-enriched uranium from France would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably... Read More
November 8, 2013 - News Release 13-113
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain handheld magnifiers and products containing same. The products at issue in this investigation are handheld magnifiers used by low vision users and... Read More
November 8, 2013 - News Release 13-112
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain navigation products, including GPS devices, navigation and display systems, radar systems, navigational aids, mapping systems, and related software.... Read More
November 7, 2013 - News Release 13-111
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that revoking the existing antidumping and countervailing duty orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of... Read More
November 7, 2013 - News Release 13-110
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain vision-based driver assistance system cameras and components thereof. The products at issue in this investigation are camera devices and components... Read More
November 6, 2013 - News Release 13-109
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain marine sonar imaging devices, products containing the same, and components thereof. The products at issue in this investigation are sonar devices... Read More
November 5, 2013 - News Release 13-108
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that a U.S. industry is neither materially injured nor threatened with material injury by reason of imports of hardwood plywood from China that the U.S. Department of Commerce... Read More
November 1, 2013 - News Release 13-107
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of steel concrete reinforcing bar from Mexico and Turkey that are... Read More
October 28, 2013 - News Release 13-106
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of chlorinated isocyanurates that are allegedly sold in the United States... Read More
October 23, 2013 - News Release 13-105
Irving A. Williamson, Chairman of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), announced today that Dominic L. Bianchi has been named General Counsel of the USITC. As General Counsel, Bianchi will serve as the USITC's chief legal... Read More
October 23, 2013 - News Release 13-104
Irving A. Williamson, Chairman of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), announced today that Margaret D. Macdonald has joined the USITC as the Director of the Office of Unfair Import Investigations (OUII). Macdonald will direct... Read More
October 21, 2013 - News Release 13-103
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain optical disc drives, components thereof, and products containing the same. The products at issue in this investigation are certain optical disc... Read More
October 21, 2013 - News Release 13-102
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to expedite its five-year ("sunset") reviews concerning the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on sodium nitrite from China and the antidumping duty order on sodium... Read More
October 21, 2013 - News Release 13-101
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to expedite its five-year ("sunset") reviews concerning the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on laminated woven sacks from China (Inv. Nos. 701-TA-450 and 731-TA-1122... Read More
October 21, 2013 - News Release 13-100
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to expedite its five-year ("sunset") review concerning the antidumping duty order on non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings from China (Inv. No. 731-TA-990 (Second Review)). As... Read More
October 21, 2013 - News Release 13-099
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to expedite its five-year ("sunset") review concerning the antidumping duty order on steel nails from China (Inv. No. 731-TA- 1114 (Review)). As a result of this vote, the... Read More
October 21, 2013 - News Release 13-098
F. Scott Kieff, a Republican of Illinois, was sworn in on Friday, October 18, 2013, as a Commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission. Nominated by President Barack H. Obama, he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 1, 2013, for the... Read More
September 30, 2013 - News Release 13-097
The overall effect of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) on the U.S. economy continues to be negligible while the effect on U.S. consumers and beneficiary countries is small but positive, reports the U.S. International Trade... Read More
September 30, 2013 - News Release 13-096
United States and Europe are Leading Importers and Exporters of Wind and Solar Services Global demand for renewable energy services (consulting, engineering, construction, equipment maintenance and repair, etc.) has grown rapidly in the past five... Read More
September 30, 2013 - News Release 13-095
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain thermal support devices for infants, infant incubators, infant warmers, and components thereof. The products at issue in this investigation are... Read More
September 23, 2013 - News Release 13-093
Irving A. Williamson, Chairman of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), announced today that Judge Sandra (Dee) Lord has joined the USITC as an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). Lord will manage litigation, preside over... Read More
September 20, 2013 - News Release 13-091
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that a U.S. industry is neither materially injured nor threatened with material injury by reason of imports of frozen warmwater shrimp from China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia,... Read More
September 17, 2013 - News Release 13-090
Merchandise Trade Deficit Up 1 percent, Imports Up 3 percent, Exports Up 4 percent As Macroeconomic Shocks in Key Economies Limit Global Trade 2012 Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade 2012, an annual compendium of data and analysis examining changes... Read More
September 16, 2013 - News Release 13-089
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain tires and products containing same. The products at issue in this investigation are tires with certain tread designs and sidewall designs. The... Read More
September 12, 2013 - News Release 13-088
U.S. olive oil production has risen quickly in recent years in response to higher global demand, but recent investment has slowed, in part because of concern among U.S. producers that their competitive position in the U.S. market is threatened by a... Read More
September 12, 2013 - News Release 13-087
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that revoking the existing antidumping duty order on certain welded large diameter line pipe from Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within... Read More
September 6, 2013 - News Release 13-086
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to conduct a full five- year ("sunset") review concerning the antidumping duty order on silicon metal from Russia (Inv. No. 731-TA-991 (Second Review)). As a result of this... Read More
September 6, 2013 - News Release 13-085
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to expedite its five-year ("sunset") reviews concerning the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from China (Inv. Nos. 701-TA-... Read More
September 6, 2013 - News Release 13-084
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) has voted to conduct full five- year ("sunset") reviews concerning the countervailing duty order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod ("wire rod") from Brazil and the antidumping... Read More
September 4, 2013 - News Release 13-082
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain point-to-point network communication devices and products containing same. The products at issue in this investigation are smartphone handsets,... Read More
September 4, 2013 - News Release 13-083
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain flash memory chips and products containing the same. The products at issue in this investigation are flash memory chips used in devices such as... Read More
August 30, 2013 - News Release 13-081
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of ferrosilicon from Russia and Venezuela that are allegedly sold in the... Read More