U.S. Court of International Trade - Slip opinions for late September - early October 

October 11:  The U.S. Court of International Trade posted and / or released the following opinions and actions for the period September 23-October 11, 2013.

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


  • Advanced Tech. & Materials Co., Ltd. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-129 (CIT October 11, 2013): The trade court sustained remand results of an antidumping duty investigation of diamond sawblades from China.

    Read the opinion: 13-129 [PDF 446KB]


  • Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Comm. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-128 (CIT October 9, 2013): Concerning a final scope ruling on side-mount valve controls under antidumping and countervailing duty orders covering aluminum extrusions from China, the trade court determined that the importer of the side-mount value controls at issue had failed to exhaust the administrative remedies first, before initiating this judicial review.

    Read the opinion: 13-128 [PDF 429 KB]


  • SKF USA Inc. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-125 (CIT September 27, 2013): In this challenge to Commerce’s nineteenth administrative review of antidumping orders on imports of ball bearings and parts thereof imported from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom, the court denied a challenge to the use of “zeroing” in the final results.

    Read the opinion: 13-125 [PDF 485 KB]


  • SeAH Steel Corp. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-124 (CIT September 25, 2013): This case concerns imports of circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Korea and a review of an antidumping duty order concerning such pipe. Commerce’s use of “zeroing” methodology and cost recovery analysis were challenged; however, the trade court sustained Commerce’s determination.

    Read the opinion: 13-124 [PDF 449 KB]


  • La Crosse Tech., Ltd. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-123 (CIT September 23, 2013): In this procedural action, the trade court granted an order allowing CBP to reliquidate imports pursuant to a judgment of the Federal Circuit.

    Read the opinion: 13-123 [PDF 403 KB]

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


  • Changzhou Wujin Fine Chem. Factory Co. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-127 (CIT October 2, 2013)
  • Deacero USA, Inc. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-126 (CIT September 30, 2013)


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