Chinese Furniture Maker Seeks To Knock Down Duties

Law360, New York (October 4, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT) -- Furniture maker Dalian Huafeng Furniture Group Co. Ltd. lodged a suit Tuesday in the U.S. Court of International Trade alleging the U.S. Department of Commerce miscalculated sales figures and raw materials costs when assigning a tariff rate to the Chinese company.

Huafeng brought the complaint after Commerce issued its final decision regarding a fifth administrative review of wooden bedroom furniture imports from China for 2009, according to the suit.

Lizabeth Levinson of Kutak Rock LLP, who represents Huafeng, said Huafeng believed Commerce had misinterpreted the law...
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