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Fed. Circ. Partly Reverses CIT Ruling On Door Handle Duties

Law360 (May 24, 2018, 2:27 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce must reconsider whether certain aluminum kitchen appliance door handles imported from China by Whirlpool Corp. are shipped as “finished merchandise” and therefore elude tariffs on aluminum extrusions, a split Federal Circuit panel determined on Wednesday.

In a multifaceted ruling, the panel in part overturned a previous U.S. Court of International Trade decision that Whirlpool’s appliance handles fell outside the scope of anti-dumping and countervailing duties on U.S. imports of aluminum extrusions from China in place since 2011. But the CIT got it right...
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Case Title

Whirlpool Corporation v. US

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

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October 26, 2016

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