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CIT WRONGLY IMPOSED THE NON-MARKET ECONOMY TEST IN CONNECTION WITH FIRST SALE TRANSACTIONS

In Meyer Corporation v. US., the importer sought to establish the dutiable value of its imported cookware using the “first-sale” price from the manufacturer to the distributor.  The Court of International Trade (“CIT”) required Meyer to prove not only that the sales were conducted at arms-length but were also unaffected by China’s status as a […]

4.4.2022 CHINA 301 LITIGATION UPDATE

On April 1, 2022, the three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) hearing the challenge to the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) imposition of List 3 and List 4A Section 301 additional duties on certain goods from China (In Re Section 301 Cases, Court No. 21-00052) issued an initial decision on the […]

SECTION 301 LITIGATION UPDATE

We are providing further information in connection with the initial court action that was filed to challenge the assessment of Section 301 List 3 and List 4A duties on goods from China.  To date over 3,500 actions have been filed in the Court of International Trade (CIT) to challenge assessment of the List 3 and […]

USTR ANNOUNCES THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN EXPIRING CHINA SECTION 301 LIST 1 AND LIST 2 EXCLUSIONS

On September 17, 2020, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced extensions for certain expiring exclusions from the China 301 List 1 (the $34 billion trade action) and List 2 tariffs (the $16 billion trade action). To date, ten sets of exclusions have been issued in connection with List 1. The seventh […]

NEW LEGAL CHALLENGE TO LIST 3 AND 4 CHINA TARIFFS. IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED TO PRESERVE RIGHTS TO REFUNDS.

A new challenge has been filed in the US Court of International Trade (CIT) contesting the assessment of the List 3 and List 4 tariffs that have been imposed on goods from China under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.  The lawsuit alleges that the List 3 and List 4 tariffs were imposed […]