Commerce Defends Zeroing Method In Korean Steel Case

Law360, New York (February 2, 2012, 4:36 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday refused to recalculate the dumping margins for steel from South Korea without the use of zeroing, telling the U.S. Court of International Trade that there is a reasonable basis for using zeroing in anti-dumping administrative reviews but not in original investigations.

CIT Judge Timothy C. Stanceu in November ordered Commerce to explain why it had used zeroing in an administrative review of Union Steel Manufacturing Co. Ltd.'s corrosion-resistant carbon steel products, even though the agency had stopped using the...
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