US Aluminum Cos. Lose CIT Challenge Of Duty Scope

Law360, New York (January 23, 2014, 4:14 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Thursday shot down a legal challenge to anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on aluminum exclusions from China, upholding a U.S. Department of Commerce decision to exclude certain products from the scope of the duties.

CIT Judge Donald Pogue denied a summary judgment motion filed by the Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee, which had contested Commerce's definition of products that would not be covered under anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed against Chinese aluminum extrusions.

The aluminum committee had argued in...
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