Taiwanese Saccharin Scheme Not Commerce's Problem: CIT

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 5:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Thursday rejected a domestic saccharin producer's attempt to force the U.S. Department of Commerce to review allegations that a group of Taiwanese companies is repackaging Chinese sweetener to indicate Taiwanese origin and bypass hefty U.S. tariffs.

The trade court said that regardless of the merits of Kinetic Industries Inc.'s allegations, the court's previous decision in Globe Metallurgical Inc. v. United States emphasized that violations regarding trans-shipment — the moving of goods to an intermediate location before sending them to...
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