Commerce Botched Chinese Carbon Rates: US Chemical Co.

Law360, New York (November 21, 2011, 6:27 PM EST) -- Chemical company Albemarle Corp. on Friday accused the U.S. government of miscalculating tariffs for one Chinese carbon exporter while assigning higher antidumping rates to another that exports its merchandise to Albemarle, in a suit filed in the U.S. Court of International Trade.

Albemarle said the most recent antidumping review conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce erroneously assigned a duty rate of zero to Calgon Carbon Tianjin Co. Ltd. while requiring Albemarle's business partner Ningxia Huahui Activated Carbon Co. Ltd. to pay an export rate nearly...
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