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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Eugene wood products company States Industries laid off about 10% of its 331-person workforce.

States Industries, which makes hardwood panels for cabinets, furniture and other products, is part of the Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood, an industry group that in September 2012 filed an unfair trade petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission and sought steep new tariffs on Chinese imports.

The U.S. Department of Commerce had determined that the Chinese plywood was subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value. But the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled in early November that the Chinese products didn’t injure U.S. industry, so no anti-dumping duties would be issued.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

 

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