Investigation into folding boxboard imports from U.S. launched by China, expected to take a year or be extended to May 2013 under special conditions, says China's Ministry of Commerce

LOS ANGELES , November 18, 2011 () – China began an investigation on Friday into imports of folding boxboard from the U.S., the Chinese Ministry of Commerce announced in a statement, reported Dow Jones Newswires on Nov. 17.

The ministry expects the probe to take a year to complete, although it could be extended to May 18, 2013, under special conditions, said the ministry.

The folding boxboard probe is the latest of many such investigations launched by China and the U.S. regarding accusations of hurting each other’s industries, Dow Jones reported.

The primary source of this article is Dow Jones Newswires, Princeton, New Jersey, on Nov. 17, 2011.

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