What's "dumping?"Depends on whom you ask. It could be an intentional policy, or it could just be a matter of how manufacturers cost their products.

In the case of Chinese products entering the U.S. market at inexplicably low prices, costing methods are often less than ideally accurate, according to a recent study from the Institute of Management Accountants, but they do not result in prices that have been alleged to constitute dumping.

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