King Wins Review Of Chinese Pipe Fitting Duties

Law360, New York (October 1, 2010, 4:21 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has handed a victory to importer King Supply Co. LLC in its challenge of the U.S. Department of Commerce's anti-dumping duty order on Chinese pipe fittings, which the company argued was overly broad.

Judge R. Kenton Musgrave of the U.S. Court of International Trade ruled in favor of King on Thursday, saying that the pipes the plaintiff imports are for architectural purposes, not for piping systems, and therefore do not fall under the anti-dumping order, as Commerce and several domestic pipe companies that...
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