The Alliance for Free Choice and Jobs in Flooring (AFCJF) said it is pleased that the Department of Commerce (DOC) has found a preliminary antidumping rate of zero for two of the three mandatory companies (Zhejiang Layo and Zhejian Yuhua) being investigated as part of the Chinese engineered hardwood flooring anti-dumping/countervailing case. The third company, Samling Group, received a rate of 10.88 percent.
According to the organization, more than 95 percent of imported engineered hardwood flooring from China will receive a rate of 10.88 percent, and much of it will enter at zero. An all-industry rate of 82.65 percent applies only to an insignificant amount of imports, AFCJF noted.
These rates are considered temporary until the final determination this fall.
DOC determines preliminary antidumping rates in China case
May 23, 2011