Blog: Leonie BarrieVietnam a political chit?

Leonie Barrie | 7 May 2008

US retailers and importers point out that “not a single US apparel producer has asked for the monitoring program” which is checking imports from Vietnam as a precursor to a possible anti-dumping investigation.

Indeed, in its report on the Vietnam import data, the US Department of Commerce noted that in the six months during which nearly 500 tariff lines were reviewed, there was no trade at all from Vietnam in more than 200 of them.

And of the remaining tariff lines, many had rising unit values – which indicates that prices from Vietnam have increased since it joined the World Trade Organization in
January of 2007, and are above those of many other suppliers to the US market.

The fear now is that the final review – the results of which are due to be announced in autumn 2008 – will become embroiled in the Presidential and Congressional campaigns and won’t necessarily vindicate manufacturers in Vietnam. 

US: No evidence for Vietnam anti-dumping probe


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