Trade still wrong on Chinese tariffs, CIT says

By Alyssa Aquino (Dec 17, 2021, 5:20 p.m. EST) – A Chinese lumber company has slammed the US Commerce Department for refusing to change anti-dumping duties on its products after a reprimand from the US International Trade Tribunal, saying the right calculation is still illegal.

The department assigned to Jilin Forest Industry Jinqiao Flooring Group Co. Ltd. a tariff of 25.62%, the duty reserved for Beijing-controlled timber manufacturers, due to the company’s claims that it was working independently from the Chinese government. CIT judge Richard Eaton returned the tariff, but the department stuck to its duty, saying Beijing has the ability to control Jinqiao Flooring’s operations.

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