Vietnam has launched its first-ever dispute with the World Trade Organization over anti-dumping duties levied by the U.S. on Vietnamese shrimp exports.
Finding that neither the foreign nor the domestic party seeking a changed circumstances review of an anti-dumping duty order on rubber thread from Malaysia could challenge the U.S. Department of Commerce in federal court, an appeals court has vacated an order directing Commerce to conduct the review.
Applikon Biotechnology Inc. has sued U.S. Customs and Border Protection to recover duties the Dutch company says were incorrectly imposed on two shipments of bioreactor systems used for the production of cell cultures.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that semiconductor integrated circuit chips imported by Seagate Technology LLC and LSI Corp. do not infringe three Qimonda AG patents.
A Canadian lumber company has moved for summary judgment in a case brought by the U.S. government, arguing that officials had no right to render imports from 2000 and 2001 subject to quotas under the U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement.
Kuka Robotics Corp. has filed suit in an effort to recover duty payments that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials imposed on a shipment of industrial arc-welding robots and controls imported from Germany.
The U.S. government has agreed to refund certain tariffs assessed on General Electric Wind Energy LLC's wind turbine blades at the Port of Houston, resolving a lawsuit GE filed against U.S. Customs and Border Protection last year.
The U.S. Court of International Trade has ruled that the federal government won't be able to collect penalties imposed on UPS Customhouse Brokerage Inc. over an alleged failure to exercise responsible supervision and control over its customs brokerage business, saying government officials skipped an essential checklist.
The U.S. International Trade Commission is considering whether to revoke anti-dumping duties imposed on certain tissue paper from China in 2005, less than four months after one Chinese company lost a bid to get the U.S. Department of Commerce to revoke the duties against it.
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lashed out at the U.S. government for greenlighting arms sales to Taiwan, promising to delay security talks and bilateral military programs and sanction certain U.S. companies that deal with Taiwan.
A number of leading screw and bolt importers have intervened in Nucor Corp.’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce, opposing claims that China’s currency manipulation calls for countervailing duties on the country’s exported metal fasteners.
Funai Corp. Inc. and LG Electronics Inc. have settled litigation in federal court relating to whether digital displays manufactured by Funai infringe three LG patents, though a U.S. International Trade Commission investigation into the matter continues.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has withdrawn two proposals that would have limited preferential treatment for certain imported clothing under U.S. free trade agreements with Singapore and the Dominican Republic.
The U.S. International Trade Commission is reviewing whether certain types of sleeping bags should be duty-free as part of the U.S. trade representative's inquiry into the effects of the policy on a domestic sleeping bag maker.
U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has hailed President Barack Obama's call for a boost in U.S. exports to foster domestic employment opportunities, saying an aggressive trade policy that increases such exports is key to supporting American job creation.
HBO Latin America Group has filed a brief with the U.S. International Trade Commission urging American officials to take action against a new Argentine law that the company claims arbitrarily discriminates against foreign television programmers.
The U.S. Senate has backed a comprehensive bill that attempts to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions by imposing new sanctions on Iran’s refined petroleum sector and toughening existing penalties against the country and its trading partners.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday preliminarily raised anti-dumping duties on steel plates imported by Italian steel manufacturer Evraz Palini Bertoli SpA, in response to the company's request for a review.
Though prominent members of Congress have announced plans to overhaul the U.S. trade preference programs, lawyers are skeptical that reform is in the cards this year.
A bankruptcy judge on Thursday signed off on a deal between bankrupt chip maker Spansion Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. to stay multimillion-dollar flash memory patent litigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission and elsewhere until the debtor can complete its reorganization.