Imported Chinese truck, bus tires don't hurt U.S. industry
As a result it would not issue anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on the products.
The negative finding represented a rare outcome for the panel, which said in a statement that three of the five members who voted came out against the damage determination.
The U.S. Commerce Department on January 23 had determined final subsidy rates ranging from 38.61 percent to 65.46 percent and anti-dumping margins ranging from 9 percent to 22.57 percent on such imports.
In 2015, U.S. imports of more than 8.9 million truck and bus tires from China were worth $1.07 billion. ■