992 F.Supp. 1416 (CIT. 1998), 91-10-00730, Marubeni America Corp. v. United States

Docket Nº:Court No. 91-10-00730.
Citation:992 F.Supp. 1416
Party Name:MARUBENI AMERICA CORPORATION, Plaintiff, v. The UNITED STATES, Defendant. Slip Op. 98-5.
Case Date:January 20, 1998
Court:Court of International Trade
 
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992 F.Supp. 1416 (CIT. 1998)

MARUBENI AMERICA CORPORATION, Plaintiff,

v.

The UNITED STATES, Defendant.

Slip Op. 98-5.

Court No. 91-10-00730.

United States Court of International Trade.

Jan. 20, 1998

INTERLOCUTORY ORDER

NEWMAN, Senior Judge.

The subject action is before the court on an order from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ("CAFC") reversing and remanding this court's decisions.

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Marubeni America Corporation v. United States, 114 F.3d 202(Fed.Cir.1997). The CAFC's mandate having been issued on July 14, 1997, it is hereby:

ORDERED that this court's Judgment Orders of October 3, 1995 and January 23, 1996, granting defendant's motion for summary judgment with respect to the classification of the subject merchandise identified as seamless copper tube, or as Thermofin Tube, with or without other words of description, are vacated; and it is further

ORDERED that the classification by the United States Customs Service of the subject merchandise, identified as seamless copper tube, or as Thermofin Tube, with or without other words of description, under subheading 7407.10.10, HTSUS is overruled; and it is further

ORDERED that the United States Customs Service shall reclassify the subject merchandise under subheading 7411.10.10, HTSUS, and shall reliquidate the entries listed on Schedules A and B attached hereto, covering said merchandise, and refund all excess duties, and it is further

ORDERED that the United States Customs Service shall pay interest on the excess duties refunded for the entries listed on Schedule A, pursuant to 19 U.S.C. § 1520(d) (1992) (now repealed), and 28 U.S.C. § 2644; and it is further

ORDERED that the United States Customs Service shall pay interest on the excess duties deposited against those entries listed on Schedule B, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2644 from the filing date of the summons in this action, October 3, 1991, to the date of refund; and it is further

ORDERED that when the decision in Travenol Laboratories, Inc. v. United States, 118 F.3d 749 (Fed.Cir.1997), reh'g denied, (Fed.Cir. October 23, 1997) becomes final and the time to seek further judicial review has expired, this Court will entertain any requests from the parties to determine whether the Customs Service should pay interest on the excess duties refunded from the entries listed on Schedule B, pursuant to 19 U.S.C. § 1505(c), as amended by the Customs Modernization Act, effective December 8, 1993.

SCHEDULE "A"

ENTRIES WITH NO INTEREST "ISSUE"

Port: Seattle

Plaintiff Protest No. Entry No.
Marubeni America Corporation 3001"90"100984 221"0725936"2
221"0727169"8
221"0727170"6
221"0727940"2
221"0727941"0
3001"90"100985 221"0727969"1
221"0728442"8
221"0728640"7
221"0728642"3
221"0728776"9
3001"90"100986 221"0728876"7
221"0728878"3
221"0728921"1
221"0729143"1
2
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