Whirlpool Sues DOC Over Aluminum Extrusion Reviews

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 5:41 PM EST) -- Appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. slapped the U.S. Department of Commerce with a suit in the U.S. Court of International Trade on Monday, claiming the department used faulty methods and data when conducting its first review of countervailing duties levied against imports of aluminum extrusions from China.

The six-page complaint alleges that Commerce wrongly applied an “adverse facts available” methodology when calculating CVD rates of 15.97 percent in 2010 and 15.66 percent in 2011 for exporter Kromet International Inc. and Chinese producer Alnan Aluminum Co. Ltd., resulting...
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