PKR attorney Jordan Kahn published an article in the April 2013 Global Trade and Customs Journal entitled “Commerce’s Commitment to Strengthening US Trade Remedy Laws. “The article describes PKR’s recent litigation achievements on behalf of the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee before the Court of International Trade and Department of Commerce.
On March 7, 2013, three separate three-judge panels of the Federal Circuit conducted oral argument on important international trade cases. Union Steel v. United States is the latest in the long line of challenges to the “zeroing” methodology in which the Department of Commerce calculates antidumping duty (AD) dumping margins without offsetting sales above normal […]
In opinions issued in December 2012 (cit.uscourts.gov/SlipOpinions) and January 2013 (cit.uscourts.gov/SlipOpinions), the Court of International Trade issued important rulings in an action brought to enforce the 1996 Softwood Lumber Agreement. Even though the 1996 SLA expired in 2001, these decisions have continuing relevance for the current SLA, which entered into force in 2006. First, some […]
The Court of International Trade today issued a decision granting the government’s request to reopen an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on shrimp from China that was concluded in 2011. The Commerce Department now will consider evidence made public in 2012 that suggested transshipment through Cambodia to evade antidumping duties. This evidence was brought to […]
The Court of International Trade today issued a remand for the Commerce Department to reconsider the labor rate used to calculate duties in the fifth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on shrimp from Vietnam. Picard Kentz & Rowe brought the case on behalf of the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee, an association of domestic […]