Hawaiian Importer Loses Bid To Lower Plastic Bag Duties

Law360, New York (May 29, 2013, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Hawaii-based KYD Inc. on Wednesday lost its appeal in the Federal Circuit seeking to lower the duty rate imposed on its plastic bag imports, rejecting KYD's argument that its rate should be lower because it assisted the U.S. Department of Commerce in an anti-dumping investigation.

In a one-page order, the appeals court affirmed the 94.62 percent duty rate Commerce assigned to KYD. The company claimed the rate should have been lower because it assisted the government in the investigation of its supplier, Thai producer King Pac...
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