Pipe Maker Takes On US Over Countervailing Duties

Law360, New York (March 17, 2010, 11:54 AM EDT) -- A Chinese pipe manufacturer is seeking review of the U.S. Department of Commerce's final countervailing duty determination on certain oil country tubular goods, arguing that a rate higher than 10 percent is not supported by substantial evidence.

Tianjin Pipe (Group) Co. filed a complaint Tuesday in the U.S. Court of International Trade, asking the court to remand the decision to Commerce for reconsideration. The subject merchandise includes several types of seamless tubes used in drilling and transporting oil and natural gas.

Domestic manufacturers, including Maverick Tube...
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