TITLE

USW lauds tariffs on Thai tires

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Miles
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;7/26/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 26, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that labor union United Steelworkers (USW) is happy with the U.S. federal government's decision to cancel duty-free treatment for radial passenger tires from Thailand, however the tire industry is upset with the ruling. Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC, Sumitomo Rubber Co. Ltd. and Falken Tire Corp. had requested the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative for an extended waiver for Thai-made passenger tires from the 4% tariffs, generally imposed on imported tires.
ACCESSION #
52998255

 

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