Russian Metals Co. Sues DOC Over Magnesium Duty

Law360, New York (August 25, 2009, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Russian metals giant PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corp. has launched a suit against the U.S. Department of Commerce over a magnesium anti-dumping duty rate, which AVISMA claims is too high.

AVISMA filed a complaint against the U.S. government Aug. 19 in the U.S. Court of International Trade, after the DOC stuck with a 43.58 percent ad valorem duty rate it had preliminary imposed on AVISMA's magnesium. AVISMA claims that rate is punitive and improperly calculated.

The DOC has had an order on magnesium dumping on Russia in place...
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