Recent CIT rulings focus on a unique aspect of U.S. trade remedy law used by exporters and importers to evade the payment of antidumping and countervailing duties. When requested by shippers not previously involved in ongoing trade remedy proceedings, the Commerce Department “shall” review their sales behavior and assign them individualized duty rates that must […]
In a nonprecedential per curiam order issued Friday, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit granted the Department of Commerce a voluntary remand to consider evidence of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 […]
The Court of International Trade in November ordered remand for the Commerce Department to reconsider the surrogate market economy country selected to calculate duties in the fifth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on shrimp from China. PKR brought the case on behalf of the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee (AHSTAC), an association […]
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.
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 […]