FMA OPPOSES ACTION ON ROSE IMPORTS

NEWARK, Del. -- The board of directors of the Floral Marketing Association here is opposing an anti-rose-dumping petition and the imposition of duties on roses imported from Colombia and Ecuador.Terry Humfeld, director of the trade group, said domestic growers charged Colombia and Ecuador last year with dumping, or flooding below-cost roses onto the U.S. market. He said that in order for the federal

NEWARK, Del. -- The board of directors of the Floral Marketing Association here is opposing an anti-rose-dumping petition and the imposition of duties on roses imported from Colombia and Ecuador.

Terry Humfeld, director of the trade group, said domestic growers charged Colombia and Ecuador last year with dumping, or flooding below-cost roses onto the U.S. market. He said that in order for the federal government to invoke an anti-rose-dumping order on Colombia and Ecuador, two conditio

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