CIT OKs Shelving Duties Despite Constitutional Challenges

Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 5:18 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Tuesday kept in place countervailing duties on kitchen appliance shelving imported from China, shooting down constitutional challenges to a law allowing the U.S. to impose countervailing duties on goods from nonmarket economy countries.

CIT Judge Nicholas Tsoucalas found against Guangdong Wireking Housewares & Hardware Co. Ltd.'s challenge to a U.S. Department of Commerce duty order on certain kitchen appliance shelving and racks. The judge ruled that a recently enacted law — passed following a Federal Circuit ruling that restricted...
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