CIT Approves Higher Duties On Chinese Steel Pipe

Law360, New York (December 14, 2009, 5:25 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade has finalized an increase in countervailing duties against Chinese steelmaker Huludao, a victory for U.S. steel companies that argued the federal government set duties too low after misclassifying a state-owned Huludao supplier.

Judge Richard K. Eaton of the CIT on Friday approved a U.S. Department of Commerce remand determination, affirming the increase in countervailing duties against Huludao.

The court-approved determination, which applies to imports of circular welded carbon quality steel line pipe, reclassified a supplier of hot-rolled steel to Huludao...
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