Chinese Quartz Tariff Hits 300%

Department of Commerce Announces new Antidumping Tariffs on Quartz from China

“On November 14, 2018, the Department of Commerce announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty investigation of imports of quartz surface products from the People’s Republic of China.”  You can read the fact sheet here.   This means there will be NEW anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese quartz surfaces imported into the United States.  The tariffs will add 242.1% to 314.1% to the cost of bringing Chinese quartz surfaces into the United States. The new tariffs take effect once they are published in the Federal Register, which is likely within a few business days.

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