U.S. Court of International Trade - Slip opinions (December 6 - 13) 

December 13:  The U.S. Court of International Trade posted and / or released the following opinions and actions for the period December 6 - 13, 2013.

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

  • Suntec Industries Co. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-147 (CIT December 6, 2013): The plaintiff filed this claim challenging the initiation of an antidumping duty order review of steel nails from China, alleging improper notice. The trade court denied the government’s motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

    Read the opinion: 13-147 [PDF 458 KB]

  • Best Key Textiles Co. Ltd. v. United States, Slip Op. 13-148 (CIT December 13, 2013): The plaintiff challenged a Headquarters (HQ) ruling letter that revoked a New York customs ruling. The prior ruling letter classified metalized yarn under the HTSUS 5605, with a customs duty rate of 13.2%. The HQ ruling letter, however, concludes the yarn was dutiable at 8% under the reassigned HTSUS 5402 classification. The trade court granted the government’s motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

    Read the opinion: 13-148 [PDF 422 KB]

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