CIT Overturns Labor Rate Values In Drill Pipe Duty Dispute

Law360, New York (November 21, 2012, 4:50 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Tuesday partially remanded a U.S. Department of Commerce determination that Chinese companies were selling drill pipe at unfair prices, finding fault with the agency’s calculation of certain labor and input costs through comparisons with surrogate countries. 

Considering an appeal lodged by Chinese companies Downhole Pipe & Equipment LP and DP-Master Manufacturing Co. Ltd., referred to collectively as DP, CIT Judge Nicholas Tsoucalas struck down two portions of a determination reached as part of a Commerce anti-dumping duty investigation into...
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