Toyota Can't Duck Canadian Steel Plate Duties: Tribunal

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 6:21 PM EST) -- The Canadian International Trade Tribunal on Friday dismissed Toyota Tsusho America Inc.’s challenge to anti-dumping duties placed on imports of steel plates, ruling the automaker’s steel fell within the scope of imports covered by the anti-dumping order.

The tribunal dismissed Toyota’s appeal of a decision by Canada Border Services that held its imports were subject to anti-dumping duties on hot-rolled carbon steel plate produced in China.

The tribunal shot down Toyota’s arguments that its imports were alloy steel — not carbon steel — and therefore not...
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