Itochu Contests Commerce Ruling On Chinese Nails

Law360, New York (June 14, 2010, 5:28 PM EDT) -- Itochu Building Products Co. has filed a suit alleging the U.S. Department of Commerce improperly decided to include plastic cap roofing nails from China in its anti-dumping duty order.

The U.S. nail importer filed suit Friday in the U.S. Court of International Trade, saying the International Trade Administration's decision in May to lump the company's plastic cap roofing nails into a 2008 order regarding certain steel nails from China was improper.

The suit stems from the DOC’s August 2008 anti-dumping duty order that covered certain steel...
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