Sparks Falls Short In Conveyor Belt Duty Dispute

Law360, New York (June 2, 2010, 6:56 PM EDT) -- A federal court has ruled that the data and testimony provided by Sparks Belting Co. were not sufficient to prove the federal government misclassified its conveyor belt imports under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, suggesting that certain samples of the merchandise would have made for more effective evidence.

Sparks was unable to prevail as a matter of law, the U.S. Court of International Trade ruled Tuesday in the test case, confirming the classifications determined by the government for a variety of different conveyor...
To view the full article, register now.