127 F.3d 1077 (Fed. Cir. 1997), 97-1181, Torrington Co. v. United States

Docket Nº:97-1181.
Citation:127 F.3d 1077
Party Name:The TORRINGTON CO., Plaintiff-Appellant, and Federal-Mogul Corporation, Plaintiff, v. The UNITED STATES, Defendant-Appellee, and SKF USA, Inc., SKF France, S.A., SKF GmbH, SKF Industrie, S.p.A., SKF (U.K.) Limited, SKF Sverige AB, Defendants-Appellees, and Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd., Koyo Corporation of U.S.A., Defendants-Appellees, and NSK Ltd., NSK Cor
Case Date:October 15, 1997
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
 
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127 F.3d 1077 (Fed. Cir. 1997)

The TORRINGTON CO., Plaintiff-Appellant,

and

Federal-Mogul Corporation, Plaintiff,

v.

The UNITED STATES, Defendant-Appellee,

and

SKF USA, Inc., SKF France, S.A., SKF GmbH, SKF Industrie,

S.p.A., SKF (U.K.) Limited, SKF Sverige AB,

Defendants-Appellees,

and

Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd., Koyo Corporation of U.S.A., Defendants-Appellees,

and

NSK Ltd., NSK Corporation, Defendants-Appellees,

and

NTN Bearing Corporation of America, American NTN Bearing

Manufacturing Corporation, NTN Corporation, NTN

Kugellagerfabrik (Deutschland) GmbH,

Defendants-Appellees,

and

NMB Thai Ltd, Pelmec Industries Ltd., NMB Corporation, NMB

Singapore Ltd., Defendants-Appellees,

and

FAG (U.K.) Limited, Barden Corporation (U.K.) Limited,FAG

Bearings Corporation, The Barden Corporation, FAG

Kugelfischer Georg Schaefer KGaA, FAG

Cuscinetti S.p.A., Defendants-Appellees,

and

Ina Walzlager Schaeffler KG, Ina Bearing Company, Inc.,

Defendants-Appellees,

and

GMN Georg Muller Nurnberg AG, Defendant-Appellee.

and

RHP Bearings Inc., RHP Bearings Of U.S.A., Peer Bearing

Company, Defendants.

No. 97-1181.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

October 15, 1997

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James R. Cannon, Jr., Stewart and Stewart, Washington, DC, argued for plaintiff-appellant. On the brief were Terence P. Stewart and Wesley K. Caine. Of counsel were Lane S. Hurewitz and Geert M. DePrest.

Lucius B. Lau, Attorney, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, Department of Justice, Washington, DC, argued for defendant-appellee The United States. On the brief were Frank W. Hunger, Assistant Attorney General, David M. Cohen, Director, and Velta A. Melnbrencis, Assistant Director. Of counsel on the brief were Stephen J. Powell, Chief Counsel, Berniece A. Browne, Senior Counsel, and Mark A. Barnett, Attorney, Office of the Chief Counsel for Import Administration, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC. Of counsel was Thomas H. Fine, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC.

Herbert C. Shelley, Howrey & Simon, Washington, DC, argued for defendants-appellees SKF USA, Inc., et al. With him on the brief were Alice A. Kipel and Anne Talbot.

Peter O. Suchman, Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy LLP, Washington, DC, for defendants-appellees Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd., et al. With him on the brief were Neil R. Ellis and Susan M. Mathews.

Robert A. Lipstein, Lipstein, Jaffe & Lawson, L.L.P., Washington, DC, for defendants-appellees NSK Ltd., et al. With him on the brief were Matthew P. Jaffeand Grace W. Lawson.

Donald J. Unger, Barnes, Richardson & Colburn, Chicago, IL, for defendants-appellees NTN Bearing Corporation of America, et al. With him on the brief was Kazumune V. Kano. Of counsel was Robert E. Burke.

Walter J. Spak, White & Case, Washington, DC, for defendants-appellees NMB Thai Ltd., et al. With him on the brief were William J. Clinton, Christopher F. Corr, and Richard J. Burke. Of counsel was Richard G. King.

Max F. Schutzman, Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz & Silverman LLP, New York City, for defendants-appellees FAG (U.K.) Limited, et al. With him on the brief were Andrew B. Schroth and Mark E. Pardo.

Stephen L. Gibson, Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn, Washington, DC, for INA Walzlager Schaeffler KG, et al. With him on the brief was Peter L. Sultan.

Charles W. Petty, Jr., Ross & Hardies, Washington, DC, for defendant-appellee GMN Georg Muller Nurnberg AG. Of counsel was Jeffrey S. Neeley.

Before RICH, MAYER, and RADER, Circuit Judges.

RADER, Circuit Judge.

The United States Court of International Trade upheld an antidumping determination of the United States Department of Commerce

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(Commerce). See Torrington Co. v. United States, 881 F.Supp. 622, 629-33 (Ct. Int'l Trade 1995). Commerce had declined to apply 19 C.F.R. § 353.26(a) (1992) in calculating the "United States price" and to exclude below-cost sales from its calculation of the "foreign market value" of certain ball bearings. The Torrington Company (Torrington) appealed. Because Torrington did not show that the below-cost sales were actually reimbursements for ball bearing duties or that the below-cost sales were...

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