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Faus Group Inc., v. US, No. 08-1605

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By FindLaw Staff on September 25, 2009 3:09 PM

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.     

Read Faus Group Inc., v. US, No. 08-1605

Appellate Information

Appeal from:  United States Court of International Trade

Decided September 25, 2009

Judges

Before Schall, Plager, and Prost, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Plager, Circuit Judge.   

Counsel

For Appellant:  Daniel G. Jarcho, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

For Appellee:  Amy M. Rubin, United States Department of Justice

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