Chinese Steel Nail Exporters Lose U.S. Duty Challenge in Court

April 7, 2021, 7:41 PM

Several foreign manufacturers and exporters lost their challenge to U.S. duty rates on certain imports of steel nails from China, as the U.S. Court of International Trade said Wednesday that the Commerce Department’s findings of possible evasion justified the rates.

The U.S. maintains antidumping duties on Chinese steel nails with a shaft length up to 12 inches. The Commerce Department conducted a periodic duty review covering subject imports that entered the U.S. between August 2016 and July 2017.

Commerce calculated dumping margins and corresponding duty rates of 3.94% for The Stanley Works (Langfang) Fastening Systems Co. and Stanley Black &...

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