As International Trade Solutions recently reported, a vote was due to be held on 22 December to decide whether or not to extend anti-dumping duties (ADD) on Chinese and Vietnamese footwear.
Ministers from EU Member States have subsequently voted to extend ADD on Chinese and Vietnamese footwear for a further fifteen months from January 2010. This was possible due to Germany, Austria and Malta withdrawing their opposition to the plans.
The Tariffs will therefore remain at 16.5% in the case of Chinese shoes and 10% in the case of Vietnamese shoes.
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