415 F.Supp.3d 1391 (CIT. 2019), 17-00216, Tai-Ao Aluminium (Taishan) Co., Ltd. v. United States

Docket Nº:No. 17-00216, Slip Op. No. 19-164
Citation:415 F.Supp.3d 1391
Opinion Judge:Katzmann, Judge:
Party Name:TAI-AO ALUMINIUM (TAISHAN) CO., LTD. and Taal America Ltd., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES, Defendant, and Regal Ideas Inc., Consolidated Plaintiff, and The Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee, Defendant-Intervenor.
Attorney:Ned H. Marshak, Peter W. Klestadt and Jordan C. Kahn, Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt, LLP, of New York, NY, for plaintiffs. Kristen Smith and Sarah E. Yuskaitis, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, PA, of Washington, DC, for consolidated plaintiff. Amie Lee, Senior Trial Counsel, Co...
Case Date:December 18, 2019
Court:United States District Court, Federal Circuit

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415 F.Supp.3d 1391 (CIT. 2019)

TAI-AO ALUMINIUM (TAISHAN) CO., LTD. and Taal America Ltd., Plaintiffs,

and

Regal Ideas Inc., Consolidated Plaintiff,

v.

UNITED STATES, Defendant,

and

The Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee, Defendant-Intervenor.

No. 17-00216

Slip Op. No. 19-164

United States Court of International Trade

December 18, 2019

Page 1392

Ned H. Marshak, Peter W. Klestadt and Jordan C. Kahn, Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt, LLP, of New York, NY, for plaintiffs.

Kristen Smith and Sarah E. Yuskaitis, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, PA, of Washington, DC, for consolidated plaintiff.

Amie Lee, Senior Trial Counsel, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, of New York, NY, for defendant. With her on the brief were Joseph H. Hunt, Assistant Attorney General, Jeanne E. Davidson, Director, and Reginald T. Blades, Jr., Assistant Director.

Of counsel was Jessica M. Link, Assistant Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement & Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, of Washington, DC.

Alan H. Price and Robert E. DeFrancesco, III, Wiley Rein LLP, of Washington, DC, for defendant-intervenor.

OPINION

Katzmann, Judge:

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The court returns to a case arising from an anticircumvention investigation centering on extrusions made from aluminum alloys. Tai-Ao Aluminium (Taishan) Co., Ltd. v. United States, 43 C.I.T. __, __, 391 F.Supp.3d 1301 (2019) ("Tai-Ao "). The court now addresses whether the United States Department of Commerce’s ("Commerce") reformulated liquidation instructions to Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") pursuant to its remand order in Tai-Ao should be sustained. The court sustains Commerce’s Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Court Remand (Dep’t Commerce June 7, 2019), July 23, 2019, ECF No. 65 ("Remand Results").

BACKGROUND

The court presumes familiarity with its previous decision in this case, Tai-Ao, 391 F.Supp.3d 1301. Information pertinent to the instant case is set forth below.

On July 26, 2017, Commerce published Aluminum Extrusions from the Peoples Republic of China: Affirmative Final Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders and Rescission of Minor Alterations Anti-Circumvention Inquiry, 82 Fed.Reg. 34,630 (July 26, 2017) ("Final Determination ") and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum ("IDM")...

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  • Tai-Ao Aluminium (Taishan) Co., Ltd. v. United States, 121720 FEDFED, 2020-1501
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States Courts of Appeals Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • 17 December 2020
    ...reformulated liquidation instructions. Tai-Ao Aluminium (Taishan) Co. v. United States ("Tai-Ao II"), 415 F.Supp.3d 1391, 1395 (Ct. Int'l Trade 2019). We conclude that the Trade Court did not err in its remand decision and Background I The Tariff Act of 19......
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  • Tai-Ao Aluminium (Taishan) Co., Ltd. v. United States, 121720 FEDFED, 2020-1501
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States Courts of Appeals Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • 17 December 2020
    ...reformulated liquidation instructions. Tai-Ao Aluminium (Taishan) Co. v. United States ("Tai-Ao II"), 415 F.Supp.3d 1391, 1395 (Ct. Int'l Trade 2019). We conclude that the Trade Court did not err in its remand decision and Background I The Tariff Act of 19......