CIT Affirms Duties On Chinese Steel Rod

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 6:12 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Court of International Trade judge ruled Thursday that the U.S. Department of Commerce reasonably calculated a dumping margin for steel threaded rod from China, bringing a dispute over the anti-dumping duty order to a close.

Judge Gregory W. Carman rejected a challenge by U.S. producer Vulcan Threaded Products Inc., which alleged that the DOC had improperly calculated the 47.37 percent dumping margin for the Chinese companies, Jiaxing Brother Fastener Co. Ltd., IFI & Morgan Ltd. and RMB Fasteners Ltd.

Vulcan argued that Rajratan Global...
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