Fed Circ. Backs Duties On Exporter Who Fibbed To Commerce
By Dan Prochilo
Law360, New York (February 5, 2014, 7:04 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday affirmed the imposition of a 111.73-percent anti-dumping duty rate against magnesium imports from Tianjin Magnesium International Co. Ltd., upholding U.S. Department of Commerce officials' decision to dramatically increase the Chinese exporter's tariffs because it allegedly misled them.
In a brief order, the appeals court backed a U.S. Court of International Trade judge's ruling upholding the hefty duties applied to Tianjin's products in an unusual case in which the CIT told Commerce to reconsider the far lower rate it had initially...