China Xanthan Gum Ruled to Damage US Industry

On July 19,2012, The U.S. International Trade Commission issued a notice that the xanthan gum products originating from China and Austria have caused substantial damage to the US industry, so it’s time to make the preliminary ruling of these products that have caused the anti-dumping industry injury.

Five members of the US commission voted in favor of the affirmative preliminary determination and one member did not participate. According to the affirmative determination, the U.S. Commerce Department will continue anti-dumping investigations on the involved products, and will make preliminary anti-dumping on the case on November 12, 2012.

On June 26, 2012, the U.S. Department of Commerce executed anti-dumping investigation of xanthan gum (the CAS number is 11138-66-2) that from China and Austria. In accordance with the relevant procedures, the US commission will make the preliminary and final ruling on the case on November 13, 2012 and January 28, 2013. The final ruling on the damage will be made on March 19, 2013.