US Imposes Anti-Dumping Tax on Vietnam Bags

Anti-dumping complaints filed by two American companies has led to extra import taxes on plastic shopping bags imported from Vietnam.  The U.S companies also filed a countervailing duty lawsuit against Vietnamese polyethylene retail carrier bags.

Plastic bags are a substantial export product from Vietnam.  In 2008, the US alone imported about $79 million worth of plastic shopping bags from Vietnam, according to news sources in Vietnam.

More on Vietnam plastic exports to the US


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