A federal appeals court panel on Friday upheld the complete elimination of domestic carbofuran “tolerances” — the amount of pesticide residue permitted on raw agricultural commodities and processed foods — but it also ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reinstate import carbofuran tolerances for rice, bananas, coffee and sugar cane.
A judge has thrown out Ford Motor Co.'s suit seeking some $6 million in refunds on shipments of Jaguar-brand cars one day after the automaker filed an emergency bid to prevent U.S. Customs and Border Protection from liquidating disputed import entries representing thousands of automobiles.
Shareholders of Avon Products Inc. have launched a derivative suit against the company's directors, saying alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations in China have had devastating consequences for the company.
Semiconductor assembly firm Amkor Technology Inc. plans to challenge the U.S. International Trade Commission’s move upholding a decision that Carsem’s imported encapsulated integrated circuit devices did not infringe three patents owned by Amkor.
A Dutch court fined Trafigura Beheer BV €1 million ($1.3 million) on Friday for transporting toxic waste to the Ivory Coast in 2006 and concealing how harmful the substance was.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has ordered Chinese steel grating makers Sinosteel Yantai Steel Grating Co. Ltd. and Yantai Xinke Steel Structure Co. Ltd. to pay 137 percent anti-dumping duties, and hit Ningbo Jiulong Machinery Manufacturing Co. Ltd. with a 64 percent countervailing duty.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled in favor of a choice-of-law analysis in international trade disputes in which one country allows a contract to be proved even if it is not in writing and the other does not, rejecting an argument that the “lowest common denominator” of the two countries' systems should be used instead.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has left intact a 330 percent anti-dumping duty margin on saccharin from China, preserving its initial finding because a key respondent, Kaifeng Xinhua Fine Chemical Factory, did not participate in the review.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that suspends or cuts tariffs on hundreds of products imported by U.S. companies and unavailable domestically.
Following steep declines sparked by the financial crisis, U.S. trade flows are slowly beginning to recover as the global economy starts to improve, a report from the U.S. International Trade Commission shows.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to investigate allegations brought by a nonprofit group affiliated with the University of New Mexico that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. have infringed a patent covering lithographic methods used to manufacture semiconductors.
The head of the Steel Manufacturers Association has urged the U.S. International Trade Commission to find that the domestic industry is being injured by Chinese dumping of magnesia carbon bricks, in a filing that also accuses Mexican exporters of helping Chinese companies circumvent hefty duties.
Ford Motor Co. has filed an emergency request that seeks to prevent U.S. Customs and Border Protection from liquidating disputed entries of Jaguar-brand vehicles, calling the agency's move “extremely disturbing.”
The U.S. Department of Commerce has dropped the anti-dumping duty rate on potassium phosphate salts from China for some exporters and suppliers, following the U.S. International Trade Commission's finding that one type of salt was not dumped in U.S. markets.
The U.S. International Trade Commission said Thursday that it was ending anti-dumping duties on Chinese print cloth because no domestic producers participated in a sunset review of the duties.
A bankruptcy court has approved GPX International Tire Corp.'s Chapter 11 liquidation plan, though it has left the tire company's long-running duties dispute with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to be resolved in the Court of International Trade.
The U.S. Department of Commerce is investigating whether Chinese producers of steel wire garment hangers are circumventing hefty anti-dumping duty margins by collaborating with Vietnamese exporters, following a request by Alabama-based M&B Metal Products Co. Inc.
The U.S. International Trade Commission's investigative staff recommended Wednesday that the ITC drop its investigation into whether uPI Semiconductor Corp. and Sapphire Technology Ltd.'s products infringe Richtek Technology Corp.'s electrical circuit component patents at the request of the companies, which have agreed not to import infringing products.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced it will officially revoke an anti-dumping order on French-imported sorbitol, a crystalline used in gum, in spite of a recommendation to the contrary by the agency's International Trade Administration.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has ended its record-length probe into whether the semiconductor solutions firm Carsem imported encapsulated integrated circuit devices that infringed three patents owned by industry rival Amkor Technology Inc.