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July 1, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rockwell Seeks Anti-Dumping Duties: The Seal Beach-based company has filed a petition with the Commerce Department and the U.S. International Trade Commission asserting that imports of large newspaper printing presses from Japan and Germany are being sold in the United States at substantially less than fair value and that these imports are causing material injury to the U.S. industry. The petition claims that Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
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BUSINESS
July 1, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rockwell Seeks Anti-Dumping Duties: The Seal Beach-based company has filed a petition with the Commerce Department and the U.S. International Trade Commission asserting that imports of large newspaper printing presses from Japan and Germany are being sold in the United States at substantially less than fair value and that these imports are causing material injury to the U.S. industry. The petition claims that Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
BUSINESS
January 21, 1992 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Fluor Corp. said Monday that it has opened a new office in Leipzig, Germany, to improve its position in the German and Eastern European markets. Fluor's construction and engineering subsidiary, Fluor Daniel GmbH, already has offices in Duesseldorf and Wiesbaden.
BUSINESS
October 7, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S., Germany Hold Talks on GATT: U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor and German Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkel made no progress in discussions on world trade amid French warnings that transatlantic friction could scrap the entire accord. Under the so-called Blair House deal struck last November in Washington, Europe agreed to peel back farm subsidies. But French farmers have raised bitter objections to the deal, which Paris has taken to the highest levels of the European Community.
BUSINESS
April 6, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
German Official Urges Open Telecom Markets: Post and Telecom Minister Wolfgang Boetsch said the United States should reconsider a proposal that would allow foreign companies to enter U.S. communications markets on a reciprocal basis only. Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, Boetsch noted that Germany plans to open its markets to all competitors. Congress is considering legislation that would lift restrictions on foreign investment in U.S.
BUSINESS
November 19, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
German Carrier Orders 16 Boeing Jets: Tour operator Hapag-Lloyd ordered the 737-800 twin-engine jetliners in a deal valued at about $700 million, Seattle-based Boeing said. Deliveries of the 189-seat aircraft are scheduled from 1998 to 2000. The 737-800, introduced in September, is a stretched version of Boeing's 737-400. The 737 is the best-selling commercial airplane in history.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1993 | From Reuters
Germany broke ranks from the European Community on Thursday to strike a surprise telecommunications deal with the United States, averting sanctions on both sides. The bilateral deal--which flies in the face of EC unity--caught Europe utterly off guard. Officials said the split in their ranks was a dangerous precedent. "We reached an agreement with the German government that they would not adopt discriminatory telecommunications practices," said U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor.
BUSINESS
March 12, 1992 | Cristina Lee / Times staff writer
Ceradyne Corp. will receive an undisclosed sum to settle a lawsuit against Japanese and German competitors involving a patent dispute over ceramic brackets used in orthodontic braces, the company's patent lawyer said Wednesday. In addition, the Costa Mesa manufacturer of ceramic and metal products has settled complaints it raised with the U.S. International Trade Commission over alleged unfair trade practices by its competitors, said Leonard Tachner, a Newport Beach patent attorney for Ceradyne.
BUSINESS
May 21, 1991 | Cristina Lee, Times staff writer
Now that the country has reunified, Germany is trying to improve the communications systems linking the former East Germany and West Germany. And a Costa Mesa company is lending a hand in that process. Satellite Technology Management Inc., a manufacturer of satellite hardware and software, said Monday that it has been awarded a $3.1-million contract to supply satellite equipment to Germany's postal, telegraph and telephone agency.
BUSINESS
February 28, 1992
ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc. and its subsidiary, SPI Pharmaceuticals Inc., announced Wednesday that the German Health Ministry has authorized the use of its antiviral drug, Virazole, in aerosol form to treat infants suffering from severe respiratory infections. According to the health care company, about 30,000 infants are hospitalized annually with severe respiratory infections in Germany. Virazole, also known as Ribavirin, is now authorized in 21 countries, including the United States.
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