Agro Wins Against DOC In Absorption Inquiry Dispute

Law360, New York (November 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court handed mushroom distributor Agro Dutch Industries Ltd. a victory on Tuesday, ruling that the Department of Commerce did not have the authority to conduct an absorption inquiry while reviewing the company’s anti-dumping order.

Agro, a producer and exporter of preserved mushrooms from India, was subject to an anti-dumping order issued on Feb. 19, 1999.

An anti-dumping order is issued when the DOC and the International Trade Commission determine that a foreign exporter or producer has been selling goods in the U.S. at...
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