CIT Finds US Erred In Peer Bearing Dumping Margin

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 6:09 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce wrongfully inflated a Chinese bearing manufacturer's dumping margin by considering inappropriate import data, a U.S. Court of International Trade judge has determined.

Commerce used data from India as a stand-in for China, a nonmarket economy, to determine the U.S. import price of Peer Bearing Co.-Changshan's steel bars.

Judge Timothy C. Stanceu decided on Friday that Commerce should have used import data from two other market economies — Indonesia and the Philippines — that had lower rates than India to determine Peer...
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