Commerce Alters Calculations For NME Anti-Dumping Duties

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce said Thursday it had finalized a decision to tweak its rules for calculating anti-dumping duties, altering the way it values input materials that are used to produce goods in nonmarket economies.

When calculating duties for countries such as China, Commerce considers where companies bought the various materials, which are known as inputs, that went into making the product. If the materials came from a market economy, real-world prices will be used; if they came from a fellow NME, surrogate prices will...
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