Four U.S. producers of steel pipes and the United Steelworkers union have filed suit against the U.S. government, alleging that the Department of Commerce omitted crucial information in determining countervailing duty rates for Chinese-made tubular goods.
The federal government has objected to the European Union's bid to impose at least $311 million in tariffs against the U.S. over its use of zeroing in calculating anti-dumping duties, sending the dispute to arbitration before the World Trade Organization.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is urging the federal government to protect intellectual property rights through an anti-counterfeiting treaty with trading partners and step up its fight against online counterfeiting and digital theft, saying those are important steps in the nation's economic recovery.
Link Snacks Inc. — maker of Jack Link's Beef Jerky — has filed a suit alleging that U.S. Customs and Border Protection erred when it reclassified beef jerky as “cured or pickled beef” on the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.
Two domestic tool manufacturers have asked the U.S. Court of International Trade to affirm the U.S.' decision to raise the duty margins for Shandong Machinery Import & Export Co.'s heavy forged tool imports, despite the Chinese manufacturer's objections to the increased rates.
The U.S. Court of International Trade has refused to consider documentation that American paper companies claim proves that a Chinese paper company misled officials during a review of anti-dumping duties on lined paper.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a 10-year ban preventing four companies from importing and selling cast-steel railway wheels made using the trade secrets of Chicago-based Amsted Industries Inc.
Putting Research In Motion Ltd. and Apple Inc. in the hot seat, the U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation to determine if the technology titans’ smartphones infringe an Eastman Kodak Co. patent for digital camera technology.
National Nail Corp., a hardware products and services company, intends to challenge a recent U.S. Customs and Border Protection ruling that its imported plastic cap steel nails are within the scope of an anti-dumping duty order covering nails from China.
The World Trade Organization's Appellate Body heard far fewer cases in 2009 than 2008, but expects this year's caseload to jump, it said in a report published Wednesday.
Pride International Inc. has set aside $56.2 million for a possible settlement with the federal government over allegations that the oil rig operator illegally bribed foreign officials to secure drilling contracts and customs clearance.
The European Union has announced that it will remove Sri Lanka from a preferential trading regime that spared Sri Lankan exporters over $100 million in tariffs in 2008, citing human rights abuses in the country.
U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has asked the International Trade Commission to weigh in on possible changes to the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement regarding the rules of origin for combed cotton yarns used in home furnishings.
Seeking to force domestic steel producers to relinquish millions of dollars illegally received from anti-dumping funds, Thyssenkrupp Mexinox SA de CV and its stateside importer have appealed their case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Agricultural exporter AWB Ltd. concealed critical details of a transaction with Standard Chartered Bank involving contracts related to soybean exports to Indonesia, a federal judge has said in explaining his $24 million award to Standard Chartered after finding AWB breached its contract with the bank.
Ball bearing manufacturer Schaeffler Group USA Inc. is asking the U.S. Court of International Trade to invalidate the “unconstitutional” Byrd Amendment that siphons anti-dumping duties only to companies that supported the initial duty petition.
Parker Hannifin Corp. has urged the U.S. Court of International Trade to affirm anti-dumping duties on front-seating service valves from China, countering claims that trade regulators went astray when calculating the rates.
Down but not yet out, StoreWall LLC turned to a federal appeals court after the U.S. Court of International Trade rejected the importer’s claim that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials improperly classified its wall panels and hanging tabs, imposing inappropriate duties.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that LG Electronics Inc. did not violate Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 by importing refrigerators that infringe a Whirlpool Corp. patent for ice storage bins.
Parts manufacturer Schaeffler Italia SRL wants the U.S. Department of Commerce to revisit a decision to slap the company with a significantly higher anti-dumping duty rate on ball bearings than it had received in the past.