Chinese PET Film Cos. Lose Challenge To Commerce's Zeroing

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 6:31 PM EST) -- A U.S. Court of International Trade judge on Wednesday tossed a group of Chinese manufacturers' challenge to the U.S. Department of Commerce's use of zeroing in calculating anti-dumping duties against their polyethylene terephthalate film, citing a Federal Circuit ruling that affirmed the controversial method.

Judge Jane Restani said the foreign companies were alleging that Commerce couldn't explain how it could still legally apply zeroing in some administrative tariff reviews, but the court said that same question had already been decided by the Federal Circuit in its...
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