CIT Says Zeroing Still Applies In Saw Blade Case

Law360, New York (August 18, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's 2006 decision to stop using zeroing in anti-dumping investigations does not necessitate the review of an investigation of Chinese saw blades completed months before the change took effect, the U.S. Court of International Trade ruled Thursday.

CIT Judge R. Kenton Musgrave rejected Chinese diamond saw blade producer Advanced Technology & Materials Co. Ltd.'s argument that Commerce should be ordered to recalculate the investigation's results without the use of zeroing.

"The court finds that the Department’s refusal to conduct a changed circumstances...
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