Judgment of the United States Court of International Trade sustaining the United States Customs Service's classification of laminated flooring panels imported by Faus Group, Inc. as fiberboard under heading 4411 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedules of the United States (HTSUS), subjecting to a duty rate of 6% ad valorem, is reversed as the flooring panels should be classified within subheading 4418.90.40, the residual category for builders' joinery where it is subject to a duty of 3.2% ad valorem.
Appeal from: United States Court of International Trade
Decided September 25, 2009
Opinion by Plager, Circuit Judge.
For Appellant: Daniel G. Jarcho, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
For Appellee: Amy M. Rubin, United States Department of Justice