CIT Tells Commerce To Reconsider Chinese Aluminum Tariffs

Law360, New York (April 4, 2012, 5:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Wednesday ruled that the U.S. Department of Commerce incorrectly applied countervailing duties assessed on uncooperative Chinese aluminum producers to the entirety of the industry, ordering the agency to reconsider its duties calculation.

The CIT said that tariff rates based on an “adverse facts available” determination made on a trio of aluminum extrusion companies that refused to respond to Commerce's inquiries should not have been applied to the entire pool of more than a hundred respondents involved in the trade...
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