Final Plaintiff Drops Claims In Chinese Garlic Suit

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 4:36 PM EDT) -- The final plaintiff in a U.S. Court of International Trade suit over Chinese-imported garlic has dropped its case, closing the book on litigation challenging duty rates the U.S. government imposed on Chinese exporters.

CIT Judge Richard W. Goldberg on Tuesday granted a dismissal motion from Taian Ziyang Food Co. Ltd. on grounds that Ziyang could not continue pursuing relief following prior dismissals of other plaintiffs.

Ziyang said in its February motion that the relief it sought was predicated on potential relief given to lead plaintiffs Jinxiang...
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