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China to impose anti-dumping tariffs on phenol imported from U.S., EU from Sept. 6

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BEIJING, Sept 3 (Reuters) -

* China will impose anti-dumping tariffs on phenol imported from the United States, the European Union, South Korea, Japan and Thailand from Sept. 6, the country's commerce ministry said on Tuesday

* Phenol imports from those countries and regions have caused substantial damage to the domestic industry, China's Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on its website

* The tariffs will last for five years, according to the statement (Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk and Hallie Gu; editing by Richard Pullin)