Zeroing OK For Administrative Review: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (September 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday upheld the U.S. Department of Commerce’s “zeroing” method for calculating anti-dumping duties, saying the United States' agreement to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling that panned the policy didn’t apply in cases like that brought by a Dutch steel titan.

“We accord Commerce substantial deference in its administration of the antidumping statute,” said a three-member panel of the court in its opinion on Corus Staal BV’s appeal. Judges William Bryson, Randall Rader and Kimberly Moore cited separation of powers and...
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