Commerce Finds China Co.'s Ball Bearings Chinese, Not Thai

Law360, New York (April 11, 2012, 6:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce refused to budge Tuesday on its determination that ball bearings from Peer Bearing Co.-Changshan were imported from China rather than Thailand, sticking to the department's original assessment after a court order to reconsider.

Commerce caved on another issue remanded by the court, however, agreeing to use surrogate value data from Thailand — not India — when calculating anti-dumping duties for steel bar used to make the tapered roller bearings. Surrogate values are substitute pricing averages used to determine duties for nonmarket...
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