CIT Rejects Surrogate Wages In Vietnam Shrimp Duty Case

Law360, New York (March 10, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Monday again rejected the U.S. Department of Commerce's attempt to use Bangladeshi wage rates as a surrogate in reviewing anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese shrimp imports, marking the third time Commerce's findings have been remanded.

CIT Judge Donald Pogue ordered a remand of Commerce's determination in the fifth administrative review of anti-dumping duties on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Vietnam, saying the agency had not done enough to justify its reliance solely on data from Bangladesh to calculate a surrogate...
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