This morning the Federal Circuit released a precedential opinion in a trade case, affirming the Court of International Trade’s decision to sustain a Department of Commerce antidumping order. The Federal Circuit also released a nonprecedential opinion in a veterans case and a nonprecedential order granting an unopposed motion to dismiss an appeal. Here are the introductions to the opinions and text from the order.

Shanxi Hairui Trade Co. v. United States (Precedential)

Appellants challenge two aspects of the Court of International Trade’s decision affirming the Department of Commerce’s ninth administrative review of its antidumping order regarding certain steel nails from China. Shanxi Hairui Trade Co. v. United States, 503 F. Supp. 3d 1307 (Ct. Int’l Trade 2021). Shanxi Yuci Broad Wire Products Co., Shanxi Hairui Trade Co., Shanxi Pioneer Hardware Industrial Co., (collectively, Shanxi) and Xi’an Metals & Minerals Import & Export Co. (Xi’an) appeal Commerce’s calculation of the all-others rate applicable to separate-rate exporters. Dezhou Hualude Hardware Products Co. (Dezhou) and Xi’an appeal Commerce’s application of partial adverse facts available (AFA) to Dezhou. For the following reasons, we affirm.

Gainer v. McDonough (Nonprecedential)

Reginald D. Gainer sought an increased rating for his service-connected disability. The Board of Veterans’ Appeals (“Board”) denied the claim, and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (“Veterans Court”) affirmed. Mr. Gainer appeals. We affirm.

Dong-A Steel Co. v. United States (Nonprecedential Order)

Upon consideration of appellants’ unopposed motion to dismiss these consolidated appeals pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 42(b),


(1) The motion is granted to the extent that the appeals are withdrawn.

(2) The parties shall bear their own costs.

(3) Any other pending motion is denied as moot.