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Glass producer opposes maximum extension of safeguard measures

Post Time:Oct 21,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:99

World’s leading glass producer Guardian Industries Corp. has strongly opposed the petition of Asahi Glass Philippines for a maximum extension of safeguard measures for a total of 10 years and instead urged the Philippine government to impose anti-dumping or tariff rate quota to targeted countries that clearly dumped clear float and tinted float glass products into the country.

In a position paper submitted to the Tariff Commission, the American-owned glass manufacturer said the petition for AGP for four more years of safeguard measures or a maximum of ten years has no basis for continued protection because the six-year relief enjoyed by the company has already put the company into a competitive operation, according to an Oct. 20 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. report.

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