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China hikes anti-dumping duties on US optical fibre seven fold to 33.3%

The optical fibre affected is widely used for high-speed and long-distance transmission in the telecommunications industry

IANS  |  Beijing 

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China's (MOC) announced on Tuesday that it will raise the on imported from the US.

The new anti-dumping duty rates, effective from Wednesday, will range from 33.3 per cent to 78.2 per cent, up from a previous range of 4.7 per cent to 18.6 per cent, the MOC said on its website.

China started to impose on dispersion unshifted single-mode imported from the US and the EU from April 2011 for five years after a probe discovered their previous dumping practices, Xinhua news agency reported.

In April 2017, the MOC decided to impose the duties on for another five years. In August 2017, the MOC decided to review the margin of dumping from US companies, after domestic companies filed an application claiming that had increased their dumping margin.

The optical fibre affected is widely used for high-speed and long-distance transmission in the

First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 21:34 IST
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