Scope of Chinese Steel Nail Duties Must Be Revisited Once Again

Jan. 21, 2021, 6:00 PM

The Commerce Department must once again reconsider whether certain masonry anchors are covered by a U.S. antidumping duty order on steel nails from China, after an appeals court weighed in on a similar issue, the U.S. Court of International Trade said Thursday.

Midwest Fastener Corp. imports strike pin anchors made up of four parts: a threaded body, a steel pin, a nut, and a flat washer. They’re used to attach shelf brackets and other items to masonry by inserting the anchor into a predrilled hole and striking the pin, causing the anchor to expand and wedge against the sides of ...

To read the full article log in.

Learn more about a Bloomberg Law subscription.