Target Heads To Trial Over Gazebo Tariffs

Law360, New York (October 5, 2009, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A test case that will have ramifications for other retailers is set for trial in the U.S. Court of International Trade, with Target Corp. seeking to bring in gazebos from China duty free and the U.S. government arguing in favor of an 8.8 percent tariff.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which missed a deadline for identifying expert witnesses, said Friday it was willing to concede the test case, but that it would continue to fight all future cases.

“Here, by conceding to all of the relief...
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Petroleum Traders Corporation v. Baltimore County, Maryland et al


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1:06-cv-00444

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Maryland

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Benson Everett Legg

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February 21, 2006

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