Korean Steel Co. Blames Dumping Rate On Clerical Error

Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT) -- South Korean steel maker Husteel Co. Ltd. on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the anti-dumping margin the U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed on its steel pipe imports, claiming Commerce used a faulty calculation based on a company sales database that included a costly coding error.

The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of International Trade, appeals Commerce's application of a 3.99 percent dumping margin on Husteel for the period of Nov. 1, 2010, through Oct. 31, 2011. Husteel says the dumping margin is “overstated” and...
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