CIT Remands Chinese Hand Tool Duties For 2nd Time

Law360, New York (August 13, 2010, 2:48 PM EDT) -- Finding the U.S. Department of Commerce's doubling of the duty margin for heavy forged tools imported by Shandong Machinery Import & Export Co. to be “aberrational and punitive,” the U.S. Court of International Trade has again remanded the results for recalculation.

Judge Richard K. Eaton ordered the remand Wednesday, writing that the department's decision to increase the adverse facts available rate for hammers and sledges made by the Chinese machinery company from 45.42 percent to 109.16 percent went beyond the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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