CIT Affirms Commerce Decision On Ball Bearing Duties

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 12:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade has rejected French ball bearing manufacturer SKF France SA's challenge to the U.S. Department of Commerce's decision to use the production costs of an SKF supplier, rather than SKF's acquisition costs, to calculate anti-dumping duties on SKF's bearings.

Judge Timothy C. Stanceu ruled Tuesday that Commerce's method, which it introduced as part of a 2007 administrative review of anti-dumping duties on ball bearings from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore and the U.K., was reasonable, denying SKF's motion for judgment on...
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