Fed. Circ. Lowers Tariff On Laminated Floor Panels

Law360, New York (September 28, 2009, 3:21 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that a class of laminated floor panels should be hit with a lower import tariff, overturning a lower court decision and overruling U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials' classification of the products.

In a ruling Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said that laminated flooring panels made with a core of fiberboard that has a density between 0.85 and 0.95 g/cm3 should be classified in a more narrow category of floorboard imports and subject to a...
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