Ruling clears way for China-safeguard

WASHINGTON -- A federal court of appeals today lifted an order imposed by another federal court that has prevented the U.S. government from ruling on 12 threat-based China safeguard petitions filed by textiles industry trade groups.&p>The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit lifted the injunction issued by the U.S. Court of International Trade. If the treat-based petitions are approved, it would enable the U.S. government to limit the growth of Chinese imports to 7.5 percent.&p>With the injunction stayed, the government has the ability to immediately rule on cases filed in the categories of cotton shirts, man-made fiber shirts, non-knit shirts, cotton trousers, man-made fiber trousers, cotton and man-made fiber underwear, and combed cotton yarn where the public comment period has already been completed.

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