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Trade Court Again Upholds Deduction of Section 232 Duties From US Price After CAFC Opinion

The Court of International Trade upheld the Commerce Department's deduction of President Donald Trump's Section 232 steel and aluminum duties from an exporter's U.S. price in an antidumping duty proceeding. Judge Jane Restani said the issue had already been resolved…

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by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in favor of Commerce. The judge's one-page opinion on the 2018-19 administrative review of the AD order on circular welded carbon steel standard pipe and tube products from Turkey is identical to two of the court's orders issued prior, concluding similar suits also brought by exporter Borusan Mannesmann on the 2019-20 and 2020-21 reviews of the AD order (see 2305160037) (Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret v. U.S., CIT # 21-00132).