CIT Tells Commerce To Recalculate Chinese Carbon Duties

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 4:43 PM ET) -- A U.S. Court of International Trade judge on Thursday ordered the U.S. Department of Commerce to recalculate anti-dumping duties imposed on Chinese carbon exporters, ruling officials must reconsider the use of surrogate data from India.

CIT Judge Timothy C. Stanceu ruled on a consolidated trade action brought by chemical company Albemarle Corp. and others challenging Commerce's duty calculations. The decision concerns rates assigned to Chinese activated carbon that entered the U.S. between April 1, 2009, and March 31, 2010.

Albemarle, based in Baton Rouge, La., filed...
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