The Court of International Trade Friday issued an order authorizing the government to reopen the 2008-09 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on shrimp from China that was concluded in 2010. The Commerce Department now will consider evidence made public in 2012 suggesting transshipment through Cambodia to evade antidumping duties. This evidence, from a criminal […]
On Monday, the Federal Circuit issued AMS Assocs. v. United States affirming the Department of Commerce’s assignment of a 91.73% rate to Zibo Aifudi Plastic Packaging (“Aifudi”) in an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on laminated woven sacks from China. This China-wide rate was calculated for assignment to companies that had not established independence from […]
In a nonprecedential per curiam order issued Friday, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit granted the Department of Commerce a voluntary remand to consider evidence of potential fraud discovered subsequent to the completion of the 2008-09 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on shrimp from China. The Court rejected arguments from an exporter […]
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 […]