US Tool Cos. Ask CIT To Affirm Shandong's Duty Rates

Law360, New York (February 18, 2010, 4:04 PM EST) -- Two domestic tool manufacturers have asked the U.S. Court of International Trade to affirm the U.S.' decision to raise the duty margins for Shandong Machinery Import & Export Co.'s heavy forged tool imports, despite the Chinese manufacturer's objections to the increased rates.

Council Tool Co. Inc. and Ames True Temper — the defendant-intervenors in Shandong's suit challenging the anti-dumping duty margins of these imports — asked the CIT in separate motions Tuesday to sustain the U.S. Department of Commerce's Jan. 7 redetermination. That redetermination increased the...
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