Chinese Tire Cos. Say US Duty Law Unconstitutional

Law360, New York (August 20, 2012, 5:13 PM EDT) -- Two Chinese tire companies told the U.S. Court of International Trade on Friday that a recently passed law allowing the government to retroactively impose countervailing duties on products from China violates the U.S. Constitution's due process clause.

GPX International Tire Corp. and Tianjin United Tire & Rubber International Co. Ltd. submitted briefs to CIT Judge Jane A. Restani challenging a law signed in March that effectively overturned a Federal Circuit ruling that restricted the U.S. Department of Commerce's ability to impose countervailing duties on nonmarket economy...
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