CIT Orders Commerce To Fix Duty Rate On Chemical

Law360, New York (April 18, 2011, 4:39 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Court of International Trade judge on Friday shot down the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to grant a byproduct offset for discharged chlorine gas in the agency’s review of its anti-dumping duty determination for chlorinated isocyanurates from China.

Concluding that substantial evidence did not support Commerce’s grant of a byproduct offset to Chinese manufacturer Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co. Ltd for impure chlorine gas discharged as a result of liquefaction of purified chlorine gas, CIT Judge Richard K. Eaton ordered Commerce on remand to eliminate...
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