Commerce Miscalculated Shrimp Dumping Duties: CIT

Law360, New York (August 4, 2011, 7:17 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Court of International Trade judge said Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Commerce miscalculated the anti-dumping duties imposed on shrimp importer Liberty Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd. by failing to prorate a selling expense the company incurred before undergoing Commerce review.

Chief Judge Donald C. Pogue granted Liberty's argument that a write-off the company recorded for an entire fiscal year should not have been assessed in a period of review lasting only two months.

“Although Commerce correctly included the contested bad debt expenses in its...
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