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DOC rules on possible ministerial errors

WASHINGTON—The Department of Commerce (DOC) has ruled on requests from Chinese respondents regarding allegations of possible errors in the final rate calculations. For the majority of the requests, the DOC ruled it had made no error or that the requested topic was not eligible for a review. However they agreed with Layo on a few limited issues, which resulted in a fractional lowering of rates. Continue reading DOC rules on possible ministerial errors

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DOC reduces preliminary dumping rates, admits ‘significant ministerial errors’ in initial decision

HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—Following an error review request by Samling Group, one of the three mandatory companies in the ongoing federal investigation concerning allegations of engineered wood flooring dumping, the Department of Commerce (DOC) admitted to making “certain significant ministerial errors” in its preliminary determination in setting tariff rates (FCNews, May 30/June 6). Continue reading DOC reduces preliminary dumping rates, admits ‘significant ministerial errors’ in initial decision