415 F.Supp.3d 1402 (CIT. 2019), 17-00101, Guizhou Tyre Co., Ltd. v. United States

Docket Nº:No. 17-00101, Slip Op. No. 19-171
Citation:415 F.Supp.3d 1402
Opinion Judge:Goldberg, Senior Judge:
Party Name:GUIZHOU TYRE CO., LTD.; Guizhou Tyre Import & Export Co., Ltd; & Xuzhou Xugong Tyres Co., Ltd., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES, Defendant. and Tianjin United Tire & Rubber International Co., Ltd., Plaintiff-Intervenor,
Attorney:Ned H. Marshak & Andrew T. Schutz, Grunfeld Desiderio Lebowitz Silverman & Klestadt, LLP, of New York, NY, and Richard P. Ferrin & Douglas J. Heffner, Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP, of Washington, D.C., for plaintiffs. John Todor, Senior Trial Counsel, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, ...
Case Date:December 26, 2019
Court:United States District Court, Federal Circuit

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415 F.Supp.3d 1402 (CIT. 2019)

GUIZHOU TYRE CO., LTD.; Guizhou Tyre Import & Export Co., Ltd; & Xuzhou Xugong Tyres Co., Ltd., Plaintiffs,

and

Tianjin United Tire & Rubber International Co., Ltd., Plaintiff-Intervenor,

v.

UNITED STATES, Defendant.

No. 17-00101

Slip Op. No. 19-171

United States Court of International Trade

December 26, 2019

Ned H. Marshak & Andrew T. Schutz, Grunfeld Desiderio Lebowitz Silverman & Klestadt, LLP, of New York, NY, and Richard P. Ferrin & Douglas J. Heffner, Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP, of Washington, D.C., for plaintiffs.

John Todor, Senior Trial Counsel, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, of Washington, D.C., for defendant. With him on the brief were Joseph H. Hunt, Assistant Attorney General, Jeanne E. Davidson, Director, and Franklin E. White, Jr., Assistant Director. Of counsel on the brief was Emma T. Hunter, Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, of Washington, D.C.

OPINION

Goldberg, Senior Judge:

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This matter returns to the court following a second remand of the final determination of the U.S. Department of Commerce ("Commerce" or "the Department") in its countervailing duty ("CVD") investigation of off-the-road tires from the People’s Republic of China ("PRC"). Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires from the People’s Republic of China, 82 Fed.Reg. 18,285 (Dep’t Commerce Apr. 18, 2017) (final results), amended by Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires from the People’s Republic of China, 82 Fed.Reg. 40,554 (Dep’t Commerce Aug. 25, 2017) (am. final results) ("Amended Final Results ") and accompanying Issues & Decision Mem. ("I & D Mem."). The two prior opinions of this court thoroughly set forth the facts underlying this remand. Guizhou Tyre Co. v. United States, 42 C.I.T. __, 348 F.Supp.3d 1261 (2018) ("Guizhou I "); Guizhou Tyre Co. et al. v. United States, 43 C.I.T. __, 399 F.Supp.3d 1346 (2019) ("Guizhou II "). The court presumes familiarity with those opinions. Shortly after this courts second remand opinion, Commerce submitted its Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Court Remand, ECF 109-1 (Nov. 19, 2019) ("Second Remand Results"). Plaintiffs Guizhou Tyre Co. and Guizhou Tyre Import and Export Co. (collectively "Guizhou") as well as Xuzhou Xugong Tyres Co. ("Xugong") have agreed...

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