CIT dismisses transshipment case on lack of jurisdiction

Oct 04, 2012 | 04:29 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  Peter Herrick, PRP Trading, transshipment, aluminum extrusions, Judge Gregory Carman, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Court of International Trade, CIT Catherine Ngai

NEW YORK — The U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) has dismissed a case involving the alleged transshipment of aluminum extrusions from Malaysia, citing a lack of jurisdiction.

In December 2011 and January 2012, five entries of aluminum extrusions were imported from Malaysia into the Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, according to documents issued Tuesday. But upon arrival at the port, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized three of the entries on suspicion that their country-of-origin information was inaccurate. Plaintiff PRP Trading Corp.....

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