9 Sept 2016
Following are summaries of current AD/CV actions targeting mainland Chinese manufacturers taken by the DOC.
Product: Certain biaxial geogrid products, classified under HTSUS subheadings 3920.20.0050, 3925.90.0000 and 3926.90.9995.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination, preliminary partial affirmative critical circumstances determination, and postponement of final determination in investigation A-570-036, effective 22 August 2016.
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following dumping margins for imports of subject merchandise. The DOC will instruct CBP to begin collecting AD 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 an AD duty order and require AD cash deposits at the rates specified therein, which could be different from those set forth below. CBP will not assess AD duties or impose cash deposit requirements on applicable entries subject to a zero rate.
|Company||Weighted-Average Dumping Margin|
|BOSTD Geosynthetics Qingdao Ltd.||0.00%|
|Taian Modern Plastic Co. Ltd.||38.92%|
The DOC has also preliminarily determined that critical circumstances exist for Taian Modern Plastic Co. Ltd. and the China-wide entity but do not exist with respect to BOSTD Geosynthetics Qingdao Ltd. Finally, the DOC has postponed its final determination in this investigation until 20 December.
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: Final results of changed circumstances review in AD investigation A-570-016, effective 22 August 2016.
Summary: The DOC has determined that Sailun Jinyu Group (HONG KONG) Co. Limited is the successor-in-interest to Jinyu International Holding Co. Limited. 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: Xanthan gum, classified under HTSUS subheading 3913.90.20.
Nature of Notice: Rescission of new shipper review in AD investigation A-570-985, effective 22 August 2016.
Summary: The DOC has rescinded its new shipper review with respect to subject merchandise exported by Inner Mongolia Jianlong Biochemical Co. Ltd. during the period 1 July 2014 through 30 June 2015 after determining that this company did not make a bona fide sale during the period of review. As a result, this company will remain part of the China-wide entity, subject to a 154.07 percent rate.
Product: Carbon steel butt-weld pipe fittings, classified under HTSUS subheading 7307.93.30.
Nature of Notice: Continuation of AD duty order A-570-814, effective 23 August 2016.
Summary: The USITC on 20 July determined that revocation of this AD duty order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the U.S. within a reasonably foreseeable time. Accordingly, the DOC has extended the order for an additional five years.
Product: Drawn stainless steel sinks, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7324.10.0000 and 7324.10.0010.
Nature of Notice: Court decision not in harmony with amended final determination in AD investigation A-570-983, effective 24 July 2016.
Summary: The U.S. Court of International Trade on 14 July sustained the DOC’s final results of the re-determination pursuant to a remand of the final affirmative determination in the original investigation of subject merchandise. As there is now a final and conclusive decision in this case, the DOC is amending its final determination with respect to the dumping margins for the period 1 July through 31 December 2011, as shown below.
|Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co. Ltd. / Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co. Ltd. invoiced as Foshan Zhaoshun Trade Co. Ltd.||Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co. Ltd.||50.11%|
|Guangdong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co. Ltd.||Guangdong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co. Ltd.||36.59%|
|B&R Industries Limited||Xinhe Stainless Steel Products Co. Ltd. and Jiamen XHHL Stainless Steel Manufacturing Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Elkay (China) Kitchen Solutions Co. Ltd.||Elkay (China) Kitchen Solutions Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Feidong Import and Export Co. Ltd.||Jiangmen Liantai Kitchen Equipment Co., Jiangmen Xinhe Stainless Steel Product Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Foshan Shunde MingHao Kitchen Utensils Co. Ltd.||Foshan Shunde MingHao Kitchen Utensils Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Franke Asia Sourcing Ltd.||Guangdong YingAo Kitchen Utensils Co. Ltd., Franke (China) Kitchen System Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Grand Hill Work Company||Zhongshan Xintian Hardware Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Guangdong G-Top Import and Export Co. Ltd.||Jiangmen Jin Ke Ying Stainless Steel Wares Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Guangdong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co. Ltd.||Guangdong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Hangzhou Heng’s Industries Co. Ltd.||Hangzhou Heng’s Industries Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|J&C Industries Enterprise Limited||Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Jiangmen Hongmao Trading Co. Ltd.||Xinhe Stainless Steel Products Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Jiangmen New Star Hi-Tech Enterprise Ltd.||Jiangmen New Star Hi-Tech Enterprise Ltd.||43.35%|
|Jiangmen Pioneer Import & Export Co. Ltd.||Jiangmen Ouert Kitchen Appliance Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Jiangmen XHHL Stainless Steel Manufacturing Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Jiangxi Zoje Kitchen & Bath Industry Co. Ltd.||Jiangxi Offidun Industry Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Ningbo Oulin Kitchen Utensils Co. Ltd.||Ningbo Oulin Kitchen Utensils Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Primy Cooperation Limited||Primy Cooperation Limited||43.35%|
|Shenzhen Kehuaxing Industrial Ltd.||Shenzhen Kehuaxing Industrial Ltd.||43.35%|
|Shunde Foodstuffs Import & Export Company Limited of Guangdong||Bonke Kitchen & Sanitary Industrial Co. Ltd||43.35%|
|Zhongshan Newecan Enterprise Development Corporation||Zhongshan Xintian Hardware Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
|Zhuhai Kohler Kitchen & Bathroom Products Co. Ltd.||Zhuhai Kohler Kitchen & Bathroom Products Co. Ltd.||43.35%|
Since the final determination the DOC has established new cash deposit rates for Guangdong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co. Ltd, Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co. Ltd., Guangdong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co. Ltd. and Zhongshan Newecan Enterprise Development Corporation, and further determined that Feidong Import & Export Co. Ltd. is no longer eligible for a separate rate and is therefore part of the China-wide entity. Therefore, this amended final determination does not change the later-established cash deposit rates for those companies.
Product: Potassium permanganate, classified under HTSUS subheading 2841.61.00.
Nature of Notice: Final results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-001, effective 25 August 2016.
Summary: The DOC has established the following dumping margin for imports of subject merchandise during the period 1 January through 31 December 2014. CBP will assess AD duties on all appropriate entries using this rate, which will also be used to determine new AD cash deposit requirements.
|Pacific Accelerator Limited||US$2.88/kg|
Product: Certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7208.40.3030, 7208.40.3060, 7208.51.0030, 7208.51.0045, 7208.51.0060, 7208.52.0000, 7211.13.0000, 7211.14.0030, 7211.14.0045, 7225.40.1110, 7225.40.1180, 7225.40.3005, 7225.40.3050, 7226.20.0000, 7226.91.5000, 7208.40.6060, 7208.53.0000, 7208.90.0000, 7210.70.3000, 7210.90.9000, 7211.19.1500, 7211.19.2000, 7211.19.4500, 7211.19.6000, 7211.19.7590, 7211.90.0000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7212.50.0000, 7214.10.000, 7214.30.0010, 7214.30.0080, 7214.91.0015, 7214.91.0060, 7214.91.0090, 7225.11.0000, 7225.19.0000, 7225.40.5110, 7225.40.5130, 7225.40.5160, 7225.40.7000, 7225.99.0010, 7225.99.0090, 7206.11.1000, 7226.11.9060, 7229.19.1000, 7226.19.9000, 7226.91.0500, 7226.91.1530, 7226.91.1560, 7226.91.2530, 7226.91.2560, 7226.91.7000, 7226.91.8000 and 7226.99.0180.
Nature of Notice: Postponement of preliminary determination in AD investigation A-570-047, effective 29 August 2016.
Summary: The DOC has decided to postpone its preliminary determination in this investigation from 15 September to 4 November. The preliminary determination will indicate whether the DOC is likely to establish AD duties on imports of subject merchandise.
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, preliminary affirmative critical circumstances determination, and postponement of final determination in investigation A-570-038, effective 1 September 2016.
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following dumping margins for imports of subject merchandise. The DOC will instruct CBP to begin collecting AD 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 an AD duty order and require AD cash deposits at the rates specified therein, which could be different from those set forth below.
|ACIT (Pinghu) Inc.||162.47%|
|Nanjing Tianyuan Fiberglass Material Co. Ltd.||162.47%|
The DOC has also preliminarily determined that critical circumstances exist for all companies under review. Finally, the DOC has postponed its final determination in this investigation until 16 January 2017.
Product: Sulfanilic acid, classified under HTSUS subheadings 2921.42.22 and 2921.42.2490.
Nature of Notice: Initiation of sunset review of AD duty order A-570-815, effective 1 September 2016.
Summary: The DOC has initiated a sunset review of the AD duty order on subject merchandise from mainland China. The review will result in either the revocation or continuation of the order.