Chinese Co. Rebuts Rationale For Ironing Board Duty

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 3:06 PM EST) -- A China-wide anti-dumping duty on metal-top ironing table exports was improperly applied to Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co. Ltd. because the company operated free from government control, the company has told a judge in its bid to escape a hefty 157.86 percent rate.

Tuesday's filing, in the U.S. Court of International Trade, came in reply to briefs the U.S. government and domestic ironing board maker Home Products International Inc. filed in February arguing that the duty should apply.

According to Since Hardware, the U.S. Department of Commerce...
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