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ITC recommends steep tariffs on large residential washer imports

November 21, 2017 at 5:45 PM
The U.S. International Trade Commission today proposed up to 50 percent tariff-rate quotas on imports of large residential washers and associated parts, agreeing across the board on remedy types and lengths in recommendations for President Trump to consider in a Section 201 investigation. The probe began after a global safeguard petition was filed in May by Whirlpool. The U.S. company claims that South Korean-based Samsung and LG have repeatedly relocated their washer production facilities to avoid antidumping duties levied by...

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