CIT Backs Anti-Dumping Duties On Chinese Pigment

Law360, New York (February 29, 2012, 5:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Wednesday upheld the U.S. Department of Commerce’s anti-dumping duty rates for Chinese exports of a chemical pigment, scuttling claims by Trust Chem Co. Ltd. that the agency’s review was unreasonable.

Chief Judge Donald C. Pogue wrapped up the case by affirming Commerce’s remanded results that used Indian pricing data to value elements of the pigment's production costs, keeping in place anti-dumping duties on Trust Chem’s exports of a violet pigment called carbazole violet pigment 23.

The judge found Commerce’s...
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