Fed. Circ. Nixes Swedish Co.'s Flooring Tariff Challenge

Law360, New York (April 3, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit issued a precedential opinion Wednesday that denied Swedish manufacturer Kahrs International Inc.’s challenge to a duty levied on its imported wood flooring panels, finding that the definition of the tariff category the panels were classified under was more accurate than the duty-free category Kahrs wanted instead.

The unanimous appellate panel found that Kahrs was incorrect in saying its product did not qualify to be classified under the “plywood” heading of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States and disagreed with the company's...
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