Commerce Upholds Duty Rate On Chinese Garlic

Law360, New York (January 18, 2011, 6:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has affirmed its surrogate value calculation for single-clove garlic imports from Chinese manufacturer Jinxiang Hejia Co. Ltd. in a dispute over anti-dumping duties.

Ronald K. Lorentzen, Commerce's deputy assistant secretary for import administration, issued the final results of the redetermination on Friday, concluding that the agency's original valuation, which would translate into a 15.37 percent dumping margin on the garlic, was accurate.

Hejia had challenged the surrogate value, leading the U.S. Court of International Trade to remand the dispute to Commerce...
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