U.S. Court of International Trade - Slip opinions for May 23-31 

May 31: The U.S. Court of International Trade posted and / or released the following opinions and actions for the period May 23-31, 2013.

For an electronic version of text of the slip opinions, click on the direct hyperlink to the court’s website, as provided below:

  • Medline Industries, Inc. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-70 (CIT May 30, 2013): The court granted the government’s motion to dismiss, in a case concerning a scope ruling request that hospital bed end panel components are outside the scope of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture from China.

    Read the opinion: 13-70 [PDF 63 KB]

  • Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co. v. United States, Slip Op. 69 (CIT May 30, 2013): In fifth administrative review of the antidumping duty order covering floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables from China, the court remanded Commerce’s financial statement selection and its brokerage and handling calculations, but sustained Commerce’s labor wage rate surrogate valuation and cotton fabric surrogate valuation.

    Read the opinion: 13-69 [PDF 88 KB]

  • Fedmet Resources Corp. v. United States, Slip Op. 13- 68 (CIT May 30, 2013): Concerning a final scope ruling regarding antidumping and countervailing duty orders on magnesia carbon bricks, the court denied the importer’s motion for judgment on the agency record.

    Read the opinion: 13-68 [PDF 99 KB]

  • Power Train Components, Inc. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-67 (CIT May 29, 2013): Concerning a scope ruling that wheel hub assemblies are within the scope in the antidumping duty order covering tapered roller bearings from China, the court sustained the final scope ruling.

    Read the opinion: 13-67 [PDF 136 KB]

The following confidential opinion was publicly released:

  • Pujiang Talent Diamond Tools Co., Ltd. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-58 (CIT May 3, 2013, released May 23, 2013): Concerning antidumping duty order on diamond saw blades and parts from China, the court denied the motion for judgment on the agency record and sustained Commerce’s final rescission.

    Read the opinion: 13-58 [PDF 38 KB]

The following opinions are confidential (public version to be posted when available):

  • Archer Daniels Midland Co. v. United States, Slip Op. 66 (CIT May 28, 2013)
  • Nucor Fastener Div. v. United States, Slip Op. 65 (CIT May 24, 2013)

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