US, Importers Seek Dismissal Of Nucor Subsidy Suit

Law360, New York (March 26, 2010, 2:47 PM EDT) -- Both the federal government and a group of screw and bolt importers have moved to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Nucor Corp. challenging the U.S. Department of Commerce’s refusal to investigate a claim that China’s currency manipulation constituted a countervailable subsidy.

The U.S. and defendant-intervenors XL Screw Corp., The Hillman Group Inc., Bossard North America Inc. and Heads and Threads International LLC lodged the motions Thursday in the U.S. Court of International Trade.

Nucor Fastener Division has maintained that Commerce should have initiated the countervailing duty...
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