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AD/CV Notices

Following are summaries of current AD/CV actions targeting mainland Chinese manufacturers taken by the DOC.

Product: Calcium hypochlorite, classified under HTSUS subheadings 2828.10.0000, 3808.94.5000 and 3808.99.9500.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary intent to rescind new shipper review in AD investigation A-570-008, effective 27 June 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-06-27/pdf/2016-15135.pdf)
Summary: The DOC preliminarily intends to rescind its new shipper review of Haixing Jingmei Chemical Products Sales Co. Ltd. and its affiliated producer Haixing Eno Chemical Co. Ltd. for the period 25 July 2014 through 30 June 2015 because it did not receive sufficient information to conduct a bona fide analysis as required by U.S. law.

Product: Stainless steel sheet and strip, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7213.91.3010, 7213.91.3090, 7213.91.4510, 7213.91.4590, 7213.91.6010, 7213.91.6090, 7213.99.0031, 7213.99.0038, 7213.99.0090, 7227.20.0010, 7227.20.0020, 7227.20.0090, 7227.20.0095, 7227.90.6051, 7227.90.6053, 7227.90.6058 and 7227.90.6059.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination of critical circumstances in CV investigation C-570-043, effective 27 June 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-06-27/pdf/2016-15132.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily determined in its CV investigation of subject merchandise for the period 1 October 2013 through 30 September 2014 that critical circumstances exist with respect to imports from the China-wide entity. As a result, CBP will be instructed to impose provisional measures retroactively on subject goods from this entity up to 90 days prior to publication of the preliminary determination.

Product: Hydrofluorocarbon blends and components thereof, classified under HTSUS 2903.39.2035, 2903.39.2045, 3824.78.0020 and 3824.78.0050.
Nature of Notice: Final affirmative determination and partial final affirmative determination of critical circumstances in AD investigation A-570-028, effective 29 June 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-06-29/pdf/2016-15298.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has established the following dumping margins for imports of subject merchandise during the period 1 October 2014 through 31 March 2015. If the USITC issues a final affirmative injury determination in this case, the DOC will issue an AD duty order and instruct CBP to collect AD cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at the following rates.

ExporterManufacturerWeighted-Average Dumping Margin
T.T. International Co. Ltd.Sinochem Environmental Protection Chemicals (Taicang) Co. Ltd.101.82%
T.T. International Co. Ltd.Zhejiang Lantian Environmental Protection Fluorine Materials Co. Ltd.101.82%
T.T. International Co. Ltd.Jinhua Yonghe Fluorochemical Co. Ltd.101.82%
T.T. International Co. Ltd.Zhejiang Sanmei Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.101.82%
T.T. International Co. Ltd.Shandong Huaan New Material Co. Ltd.101.82%
T.T. International Co. Ltd.Zhejiang Zhonglan Refrigeration Technology Co. Ltd.101.82%
T.T. International Co. Ltd.Dongyang Weihua Refrigerants Co. Ltd.101.82%
Daikin Fluorochemicals (China) Co. Ltd.Daikin Fluorochemicals (China) Co. Ltd.101.82%
Daikin Fluorochemicals (China) Co. Ltd.Arkema Daikin Advanced Fluorochemicals (Changsu) Co. Ltd.101.82%
Jinhua Yonghe Fluorochemical Co. Ltd.Zhejiang Yonghe Refrigerant Co. Ltd.101.82%
Shandong Huaan New Material Co. Ltd.Shandong Huaan New Material Co. Ltd.101.82%
Weitron International Refrigeration Equipment (Kunshan) Co. Ltd.Zhejiang Lantian Environmental Protection Fluoro Material Co. Ltd.101.82%
Weitron International Refrigeration Equipment (Kunshan) Co. Ltd.Sinochem Environmental Protection Chemicals (Taicang) Co. Ltd.101.82%
Weitron International Refrigeration Equipment (Kunshan) Co. Ltd.Zhejiang Quzhou Lianzhou Refrigerants Co. Ltd.101.82%
Weitron International Refrigeration Equipment (Kunshan) Co. Ltd.Zhejiang Sanmei Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.101.82%
Zhejiang Yonghe Refrigerant Co. Ltd.Jinhua Yonghe Fluorochemical Co. Ltd.101.82%
Zhejiang Sanmei Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.Zhejiang Sanmei Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.101.82%
Zhejiang Sanmei Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.Jiangsu Sanmei Chemicals Co. Ltd.101.82%
China-wideChina-wide216.37%

 

The DOC has also determined that critical circumstances do not exist for non-individually examined companies but do exist with respect to T.T. International Co. Ltd. and the China-wide entity. If the USITC’s final determination confirms that critical circumstances do indeed exist for these exporters, AD duties may be retroactively assessed up to 90 days before the date of publication of the DOC’s preliminary determination.

Product: Heavy forged hand tools, finished or unfinished, with or without handles, classified under HTSUS subheadings 8201.30.00, 8201.40.60, 8205.20.60 and 8205.59.30.
Nature of Notice: Initiation of sunset reviews of AD duty order A-570-803, effective 1 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-01/pdf/2016-15722.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has initiated a sunset review of the AD duty order on subject merchandise. The review will result in either the revocation or continuation of the order.

Product: Glycine, classified under HTSUS subheading 2922.49.4020.
Nature of Notice: Upcoming sunset review of AD duty order A-570-836.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-05/pdf/2016-15724.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has announced that a sunset review of this AD duty order will be initiated in August. The review will result in either the revocation or continuation of the order.

Product: Certain amorphous silica fabric, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7019.59.4021, 7019.59.4096, 7019.59.9021, 7019.59.9096, 7019.40.4030, 7019.40.4060, 7019.40.9030, 7019.40.9060, 7019.51.9010, 7019.51.9090, 7019.52.9010, 7019.52.9021, 7019.52.9096 and 7019.90.1000.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination and alignment of final CV and AD determinations in CV investigation C-570-039 effective 5 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-05/pdf/2016-15729.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following subsidy rates for imports of subject merchandise. The DOC will instruct CBP to begin collecting CV cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at these rates. If both the DOC and the USITC issue affirmative final determinations in this case, the DOC will issue a CV duty order and require CV cash deposits at the rates specified therein, which could be different from those set forth below.

Manufacturer / ExporterSubsidy Rate
ACIT (Pinghu) Inc. and ACIT (Shanghai) Inc.4.36%
Nanjing Tianyuan Fiberglass Material Co. Ltd.28.25%
Acmetex Co. Ltd., Beijing Great Pack Materials Co. Ltd., Beijing Landingji Engineering Tech Co. Ltd., Changshu Yaoxing Fiberglass Insulation Products Co. Ltd., Changzhou Kingze Composite Materials Co. Ltd., Changzhou Utek Composite Co., Chengdu Chang Yuan Shun Co. Ltd., China Beihai Fiberglass Co. Ltd., China Yangzhou Guo Tai Fiberglass Co. Ltd., Chongqing Polycomp International Corp., Chongqing Yangkai Import & Export Trade Co. Ltd., Cixi Sunrise Sealing Material Co. Ltd., Fujian Minshan Fire-Fighting Co. Ltd., Grand Fiberglass Co. Ltd., Haining Jiete Fiberglass Fabric Co. Ltd., Hebei Yuniu Fiberglass Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Hebei Yuyin Trade Co. Ltd., Hengshui Aohong International Trading Co. Ltd., Hitex Insulation (Ningbo) Co. Ltd., Mowco Industry Limited, Nanjing Debeili New Materials Co. Ltd., Ningbo Fitow High Strength Composites Co. Ltd., Ningbo Universal Star Industry & Trade Limited, Ningguo BST Thermal Protection Products Co. Ltd., Qingdao Feelongda Industry & Trade Co. Ltd., Qingdao Shishuo Industry Co. Ltd., Rugao City Ouhua Composite Material Co. Ltd., Rugao Nebola Fiberglass Co. Ltd., Shanghai Bonthe Insulative Material Co. Ltd., Shanghai Horse Construction Co. Ltd., Shanghai Liankun Electronics Material Co. Ltd., Shanghai Suita Environmental Protection Technology Co. Ltd., Shangqui Huanyu Fiberglass Co. Ltd., Shengzhou Top-Tech New Material Co. Ltd., Shenzhen Songxin Silicone Products Co. Ltd., Taixing Chuanda Plastic Co. Ltd., Taixing Vichen Composite Material Co. Ltd., TaiZhou Xinxing Fiberglass Products Co. Ltd., Tenglong Sealing Products Manufactory Yuyao, Texaspro (China) Company, Wallean Industries Co. Ltd., Wuxi First Special-Type Fiberglass Co. Ltd., Wuxi Xingxiao Hi-Tech Material Co. Ltd., Yuyao Feida Insulation Sealing Factory, Yuyao Tianyi Special Carbon Fiber Co. Ltd., Zibo Irvine Trading Co. Ltd., Zibo Yao Xing Fire-Resistant and Heat-Preservation Material Co. Ltd. and Zibo Yuntai Furnace Technology Co. Ltd.104.10%
China-wide4.36%

 

The DOC has also aligned the final determinations in the AD and CV investigations of subject merchandise so that they are both issued on 7 November.

Product: Crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules, classified under HTSUS subheadings 8501.61.0000, 8507.20.80, 8541.40.6020, 8541.40.6030 and 8501.31.8000.
Nature of Notice: Final results of changed circumstances review in AD investigation A-570-979, effective 5 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-05/pdf/2016-15836.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has determined that Hangzhou Sunny Energy Science and Technology Co. Ltd. is the successor-in-interest to Hangzhou Zhejiang University Sunny Energy Science and Technology Co. Ltd. Accordingly, the DOC will instruct CBP to assign entries of subject merchandise exported by the first company the cash deposit rate applicable to the second company effective from 5 July.

Product: Various products.
Nature of Notice: Opportunity to request administrative reviews of AD/CV duty orders, effective 5 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-05/pdf/2016-15726.pdf)
Summary: Each year during the anniversary month of the publication of an AD/CV duty order, finding or suspension of investigation, an interested party may request that the DOC conduct an administrative review of that particular action. The DOC is now giving interested parties the opportunity to request, by 1 August, administrative reviews of the AD duty orders on the following products from mainland China for the period 1 July 2015 through 30 June 2016: carbon steel butt-weld pipe fittings (A-570-814), certain potassium phosphate salts (A-570-962), certain steel grating (A-570-947), circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (A-570-910), persulfates (A-570-847) and xanthan gum (A-570-985). Parties may also request reviews of the CV duty orders on the following products for the period 1 January through 31 December 2015: circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (C-570-911), potassium phosphate salts (C-570-963), pre-stressed concrete steel wire strand (C-570-946) and steel grating (C-570-948). These reviews could result in (a) revised AD/CV duty assessments for entries of subject merchandise made during the period of review and (b) revised AD/CV duty cash deposit rates for entries made after completion of the reviews.

Product: Lorry and bus tyres, classified under HTSUS subheadings 4011.20.1015, 4011.20.5020, 4011.99.4520, 4011.99.4590, 4011.99.8520, 4011.99.8590, 8708.70.4530, 8708.70.6030 and 8708.70.6060.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination, partial preliminary affirmative determination of critical circumstances, and alignment of final CV and AD determinations in CV investigation C-570-041 effective 5 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-05/pdf/2016-15837.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following subsidy rates for imports of subject merchandise. The DOC will instruct CBP to begin collecting CV cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at these rates. If both the DOC and the USITC issue affirmative final determinations in this case, the DOC will issue a CV duty order and require CV cash deposits at the rates specified therein, which could be different from those set forth below.

Company Subsidy Rate
Double Coin Holdings Ltd., Double Coin Group (Jiangsu) Tyre Co. Ltd., Double Coin Group (Chongqing) Tyre Co. Ltd., Double Coin Group Shanghai Donghai Tyre Co. Ltd. and Double Coin Group (Xinjiang) Kunlun Tyre Co. Ltd.17.06%
Guizhou Tyre Import and Export Co. Ltd. and Guizhou Tyre Co. Ltd.23.38%
China-wide20.22%


The DOC has also preliminarily determined that critical circumstances exist with respect to mandatory respondent Guizhou Tyre Co. Ltd. and its cross-owned trading company Guizhou Tyre Import and Export Co. Ltd. If the USITC’s final determination confirms that critical circumstances do indeed exist for these companies, CV duties may be retroactively assessed up to 90 days before the date of publication of the DOC’s preliminary determination.

Finally, the DOC has aligned the final determinations in the AD and CV investigations of subject merchandise so that they are both issued on 9 November.

Product: Carbon steel butt-weld pipe fittings, classified under HTSUS subheading 7307.93.30.
Nature of Notice: Final results of expedited sunset review in AD investigation A-570-814, effective 7 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-07/pdf/2016-16059.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has determined that revocation of this AD duty order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The USITC will proceed with its own investigation to determine whether revocation would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. The order will be extended for an additional five years if the USITC issues an affirmative determination but will be rescinded if the USITC issues a negative determination.

Product: Certain frozen warm water shrimp, classified under HTSUS subheadings 0306.13.0003, 0306.13.0006, 0306.13.0009, 0306.13.0012, 0306.13.0015, 0306.13.0018, 0306.13.0021, 0306.13.0024, 0306.13.0027, 0306.13.0040, 1605.20.1010 and 1605.20.1030.
Nature of Notice: Final results of expedited sunset review in AD investigation A-570-893, effective 7 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-07/pdf/2016-16053.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has determined that revocation of this AD duty order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The USITC will proceed with its own investigation to determine whether revocation would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. The order will be extended for an additional five years if the USITC issues an affirmative determination but will be rescinded if the USITC issues a negative determination.

Product: Stainless steel sheet and strip, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7219.13.0031, 7219.13.0051, 7219.13.0071, 7219.13.0081, 7219.14.0030, 7219.14.0065, 7219.14.0090, 7219.23.0030, 7219.23.0060, 7219.24.0030, 7219.24.0060, 7219.32.0005, 7219.32.0020, 7219.32.0025, 7219.32.0035, 7219.32.0036, 7219.32.0038, 7219.32.0042, 7219.32.0044, 7219.32.0045, 7219.32.0060, 7219.33.0005, 7219.33.0020, 7219.33.0025, 7219.33.0035, 7219.33.0036, 7219.33.0038, 7219.33.0042, 7219.33.0044, 7219.33.0045, 7219.33.0070, 7219.33.0080, 7219.34.0005, 7219.34.0020, 7219.34.0025, 7219.34.0030, 7219.34.0035, 7219.34.0050, 7219.35.0005, 7219.35.0015, 7219.35.0030, 7219.35.0035, 7219.35.0050, 7219.90.0010, 7219.90.0020, 7219.90.0025, 7219.90.0060, 7219.90.0080, 7220.12.1000, 7220.12.5000, 7220.20.1010, 7220.20.1015, 7220.20.1060, 7220.20.1080, 7220.20.6005, 7220.20.6010, 7220.20.6015, 7220.20.6060, 7220.20.6080, 7220.20.7005, 7220.20.7010, 7220.20.7015, 7220.20.7060, 7220.20.7080, 7220.90.0010, 7220.90.0015, 7220.90.0060 and 7220.90.0080.
Nature of Notice: Postponement of preliminary determination in AD investigation A-570-042, effective 7 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-07/pdf/2016-16134.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has decided to postpone its preliminary determination in this investigation from 21 July to 9 September. The preliminary determination will indicate whether the DOC is likely to establish AD duties on imports of subject merchandise.

Product: Various products.
Nature of Notice: Initiation of administrative reviews of AD/CV duty orders, effective 7 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-07/pdf/2016-16145.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has initiated separate administrative reviews of the following AD duty orders: aluminium extrusions (A-570-967) – period of review 1 May 2015 through 30 April 2016; certain steel threaded rod (A-570-932) – POR 1 April 2015 through 31 March 2016; citric acid and certain citrate salts (A-570-937) – POR 1 May 2015 through 30 April 2016; and pure magnesium (A-570-832) – POR 1 May 2015 through 30 April 2016. The DOC has also launched separate reviews of the CV duty orders on aluminium extrusions (C-570-968) and citric acid and certain citrate salts (C-570-938) for the period 1 January through 31 December 2015. These reviews are scheduled to be completed by 31 May 2017 and could result in (a) revised AD/CV duty assessments for entries of subject merchandise made during the applicable period of review and (b) revised AD/CV duty cash deposit rates for entries made after completion of the review.

Product: Certain passenger vehicle and light truck tyres, classified under HTSUS subheadings 4011.10.1010, 4011.10.1020, 4011.10.1030, 4011.10.1040, 4011.10.1050, 4011.10.1060, 4011.10.1070, 4011.10.5000, 4011.20.1005, 4011.20.5010, 4011.99.4510, 4011.99.4550, 4011.99.8510, 4011.99.8550, 8708.70.4545, 8708.70.4560, 8708.70.6030, 8708.70.6045 and 8708.70.6060.
Nature of Notice: Initiation and preliminary results of changed circumstances review in AD investigation A-570-016, effective 8 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-08/pdf/2016-16252.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily determined that Sailun Jinyu Group (HONG KONG) Co. Limited is the successor-in-interest to Jinyu International Holding Co. Limited. If these preliminary results are confirmed, the DOC will instruct CBP to assign entries of subject merchandise exported by the first company the cash deposit rate applicable to the second company effective from the date of publication of the final results.

Product: Floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables and certain parts thereof, classified under HTSUS subheadings 9403.20.0011 and 9403.90.8040.
Nature of Notice: Court decision not in harmony with final results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-888, effective 8 July 2016.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-07-08/pdf/2016-16253.pdf)
Summary: The U.S. Court of International Trade on 28 April sustained the DOC’s final results of the fourth re-determination pursuant to a remand of the final results in the administrative review of the AD duty order on subject merchandise for the period 1 August 2006 through 31 July 2007. As a result, the DOC has amended the dumping margin assigned to Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co. Ltd. from 157.68 percent to 72.29 percent. The cash deposit for this company will nonetheless remain the rate established in the 2008-2009 administrative review (i.e., 83.83 percent).

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