COMMISSION CONSIDERS UNPRECEDENTED REFUND OF SHOE DUMPING DUTIES

BY KEITH NUTHALL

EUROPEAN Commission officials are considering an unprecedented refund of anti-dumping duties to importers of Chinese and Vietnamese shoes, should an anticipated review of the tariffs conclude they were wrongfully imposed.
The Commission's ruling college is expected to authorise the review on Wednesday (Oct 1), which would extend the operation of the tariffs, currently due to expire next week. Under anti-dumping procedures such a review has to be launched if strong evidence is presented claiming dumping would continue without ...


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