an industry that produces signs
- All companies of the chlor-alkali industry operating within the Community can sign up to this commitment on objective and non-discriminatory terms.
- The GOI and four exporters pointed to the overall increase in sales of the Community industry as a positive sign and contended that it does not support an injury finding.
- As regards the argument that the development of stocks after 2001 cannot be regarded as a sign of injury but a sign of improvement of the Community industry, it should be noted that in addition to the explanation provided in recital (67) of the provisional Regulation as to why this factor is not regarded as a particularly relevant indicator of the economic situation of the Community industry, it should be recalled that stocks increased overall by 14 % during the period considered.
- Following the imposition of the provisional measures, one exporting producer questioned the injurious situation of the Community industry by pointing out that the production capacity of the Community industry has increased during the period considered, the development of stocks after 2001 cannot be regarded as a sign of injury but a sign of improvement of the Community industry, the sales price of the hand pallet trucks sold by the Community producers and their market share remained stable in 2003 and during the IP, the profitability of the Community industry increased between 2000 and 2001, the level of investments of the Community industry has more than doubled indicating that it had no problem to raise capital and the stability of wages must be perceived as a positive indicator.