U.S. Customs Agency Takes Action Against Evasion of AD/CVD Duties on Wooden Cabinets and Vanities.

The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association ("KCMA") is pleased to announce that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency ("Customs") has preliminarily determined that the U.S. importer BGI Group Inc. ("BGI") has evaded the antidumping and countervailing duties ("AD/CVD") on wooden cabinets and vanities and component parts thereof from China.

AKCA Commends Commerce Department on Final Antidumping duties on Chinese imports

February 24, 2020 – Today, the American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance (AKCA) is commending the antidumping and countervailing duty final determinations issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce as an important conclusion by the agency to address unfairly traded Chinese imports of wooden cabinets and vanities. The total antidumping and countervailing duties are as follows: Dalian Meisen 269.91%, Foremost 122.1%, Ancientree 13.33%, with all others 58.89%. This means that almost all Chinese manufacturers will now face a combined AD/CVD cash deposit rate of about 59%.

Proposition 65: Health Significance of Formaldehyde Exposures from Chinese Manufactured Laminate Flooring

The international firm Exponent, which has a primary focus on environmental, health and safety issues, has provided KCMA their presentation regarding whether there is a Proposition 65 exposure issue with Chinese-manufactured laminate flooring.