Commerce Rethinks Duties For 2 Chinese Garlic Cos.

Law360, New York (February 26, 2010, 6:46 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has reconsidered anti-dumping duty rates for two Chinese importers of fresh garlic in response to a judge’s order that the agency review several values used in its calculations.

In a Thursday filing, Commerce recalculated the weighted-average anti-dumping duty margins for garlic shippers Jinan Yipin Corp. Ltd. and Shandong Heze International Trade and Developing Co.

Jinan Yipin’s rate was reduced from 115.81 percent to 6.58 percent; and the rate for Shandong Heze was reduced from 43.30 percent to 40.66 percent.

The dispute...
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