CIT Says Wall Anchors Exempt From Vietnam Nail Duties
Law360 (May 15, 2019, 3:49 PM EDT) -- A U.S. importer of Vietnam-made zinc wall anchors can evade tariffs on steel nails imported from Vietnam, the U.S. Court of International Trade ruled Tuesday, finding that the government's hefty anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders do not cover the anchors.
CIT Judge Gary S. Katzmann backed the U.S. Department of Commerce's decision last August to exempt Massachusetts-based OMG Inc.'s imported zinc wall anchors from the tariffs, despite arguments by Missouri producer Mid Continent Steel & Wire Inc. that the CIT had disregarded language that specifically included nails with "two or more pieces" as part of the scope.
But "OMG's zinc anchor...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!