CIT Accepts Lowered Duties For Chinese Furniture Co.

Law360, New York (February 6, 2013, 1:40 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Tuesday approved of the U.S. Department of Commerce's reduced anti-dumping duties for a Chinese furniture exporter over the protests of American furniture manufacturers.

The CIT sustained Commerce's recalculated dumping margin of 83.55 percent for Orient International Holding Shanghai Foreign Trade Co. Ltd. for wooden furniture imported in 2007. The margin is a huge drop from Commerce's original 216 percent rate, and came after the court agreed three times with Orient and told the agency to reduce the duty....
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