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AD/CV Notices

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

Product: Various products.
Nature of Notice: Initiation of administrative reviews of AD/CV duty orders, effective 15 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-15/pdf/2017-05166.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has initiated separate administrative reviews of the following AD duty orders: potassium permanganate (A-570-001) – period of review 1 January through 31 December 2016; multi-layered wood flooring (A-570-970) – POR 1 December 2015 through 30 November 2016; and wooden bedroom furniture (A-570-890) – POR 1 January through 31 December 2016. The DOC has also launched a review of the CV duty order on multi-layered wood flooring (C-570-971) for the period 1 January through 31 December 2015. These reviews are scheduled to be completed by 31 January 2018 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: Various products.
Nature of Notice: Upcoming sunset reviews of AD duty orders A-570-831 and A-570-972.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-12-01/pdf/2016-28858.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has announced that separate sunset reviews of the AD duty orders on fresh garlic and stilbenic optical brightening agents will be initiated in April. The reviews will result in either the revocation or continuation of the orders.

Product: Various products
Nature of Notice: Notice of scope rulings
Link:
(https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-15/pdf/2017-05167.pdf)
Summary
:
The DOC has published the following list of scope rulings completed between 1 January and 31 March 2016. Scope rulings serve to determine whether a particular product is within the scope of an AD and/or CV duty order. Scope issues typically arise in cases where the descriptions of subject merchandise contained in the DOC’s determinations are ambiguous. It is also possible that, as technology evolves and new products are created, these new products may fall outside the scope of the order.

Date Product Subject to AD/CV Order Specific Items Reviewed in Scope Ruling Determination
05/01/16 Aluminium extrusions Certain enclosure kits Some kits are within the scope and other kits are not within the scope
12/01/16 Certain lined paper products Funeral albums Within the scope
13/01/16 Non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings 94 types of ductile iron pipe fittings Within the scope
19/01/16 Aluminium extrusions Customised window-wall structures containing all of the parts necessary to assemble into a finished window wall Not within the scope
27/01/16 Aluminium extrusions Woven polypropylene seats that incorporate extruded aluminium frames with wicker material formed of polypropylene rope Not within the scope
04/02/16 Multi-layered wood flooring Certain two-layer wood flooring products Not within the scope
12/02/16 Certain oil country tubular goods Certain tubing for perforating gun carriers, which is a tubular steel product used in the drilling of an oil well Within the scope
25/02/16 Seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line and pressure pipe 12 sizes of mechanical tubing Not within the scope
25/02/16 Seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line and pressure pipe One size of mechanical tubing Within the scope
29/02/16 Multi-layered wood flooring Two-layer engineered wood flooring panel with bottom-surface inlays Not within the scope
11/03/16 Aluminium extrusions Certain telescopic aluminium poles and detachable skimmers and rakes Not within the scope
11/03/16 Aluminium extrusions Certain aluminium extrusions made from 5050 grade aluminium alloy material Not within the scope
11/03/16 Aluminium extrusions Certain aluminium extrusions made from 5xxx series grade aluminium alloy material Not within the scope


Product:
Uncovered innerspring units, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7326.20.0070, 7326.20.0071, 7320.20.5010, 7320.90.5010, 9404.29.9005, 9404.10.0000, 9404.29.9010 and 9404.29.9011.
Nature of Notice: Final results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-928, effective 16 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-16/pdf/2017-05276.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has calculated a dumping margin of 234.51 percent in its administrative review of subject merchandise exported by Enchant Privilege Sdn Bhd during the period 1 February 2015 through 31 January 2016.

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: Issuance of AD duty order A-570-038, effective 17 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-17/pdf/2017-05431.pdf)
Summary: The USITC issued on 15 February a final affirmative AD injury determination in its investigation of subject merchandise. Accordingly, the DOC has issued an AD duty order and has instructed CBP to collect AD cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at the following rates.

Company Weighted-Average
Dumping Margin
Cash
Deposit Rate
ACIT (Pinghu) Inc. 162.47% 151.93%
Nanjing Tianyuan Fiberglass Material Co. Ltd. 162.47% 151.71%
China-wide 162.47% 151.93%


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: Issuance of CV duty order C-570-039, effective 17 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-17/pdf/2017-05432.pdf)
Summary: The USITC issued on 15 February a final affirmative CV injury determination in its investigation of subject merchandise. Accordingly, the DOC has issued a CV duty order and has instructed CBP to collect CV cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at the following rates.

Manufacturer / exporter Subsidy Rate
ACIT (Pinghu) Inc. and ACIT (Shanghai) Inc. 48.94%
Nanjing Tianyuan Fiberglass Material Co. Ltd. 79.90%
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. 165.39%
China-wide 64.42%


Product:
Certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate, classified under HTSUS subheadings 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, 7214.10.0000, 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, 7226.11.1000, 7226.11.9060, 7226.19.1000, 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: Issuance of AD duty order A-570-047, effective 20 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-20/pdf/2017-05440.pdf)
Summary: The USITC issued on 3 March a final affirmative AD injury determination in its investigation of subject merchandise. Accordingly, the DOC has issued an AD duty order and has instructed CBP to collect AD cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at the following rate.

Exporter Weighted-Average
Dumping Margin
China-wide 68.27%


Product:
Certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate, classified under HTSUS subheadings 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, 7214.10.0000, 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, 7226.11.1000, 7226.11.9060, 7226.19.1000, 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: Issuance of CV duty order C-570-048, effective 20 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-20/pdf/2017-05441.pdf)
Summary: The USITC issued on 3 March a final affirmative CV injury determination in its investigation of subject merchandise. Accordingly, the DOC has issued a CV duty order and has instructed CBP to collect CV cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at the following rate.

Manufacturer / Exporter Subsidy Rate
Jiangyin Xingcheng Special Steel Works Co. Ltd. 251.00%
Hunan Valin Xiangtan Iron & Steel 251.00%
Viewer Development Co. Ltd. 215.00%
China-wide 251.00%


Product:
Certain steel nails, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7317.00.55, 7317.00.65, 7317.00.75 and 7907.00.6000.
Nature of Notice: Final results of administrative review, final results of no shipments and final partial rescission in AD investigation A-570-909, effective 20 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-20/pdf/2017-05429.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has established the following dumping margins for imports of subject merchandise during the period 1 August 2014 through 31 July 2015. CBP will assess AD duties on all appropriate entries using these rates, which will also be used to determine new AD cash deposit requirements.

Exporter Weighted-Average
Dumping Margin
The Stanley Works (Langfang) Fastening Systems Co. Ltd. and Stanley Black & Decker Inc. 6.22%
Dezhou Hualude Hardware Products Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Hebei Cangzhou New Century Foreign Trade Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Mingguang Ruifeng Hardware Products Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Nanjing Caiqing Hardware Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Qingdao D&L Group Ltd. 6.22%
SDC International Aust. PTY. Ltd. 6.22%
Shandong Dinglong Import & Export Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Shanghai Curvet Hardware Products Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Shanghai Yueda Nails Industry Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Shanxi Hairui Trade Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Shanxi Pioneer Hardware Industrial Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Shanxi Tianli Industries Co. Ltd. 6.22%
S-Mart (Tianjin) Technology Development Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Suntec Industries Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Tianjin Jinchi Metal Products Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Tianjin Jinghai County Hongli Industry & Business Co. Ltd. 6.22%
Tianjin Universal Machinery Imp. & Exp. Corporation 6.22%


The DOC has also determined that one of the mandatory respondents (Tianjin Lianda Group Co. Ltd.) is not eligible for a separate rate and is therefore part of the China-wide entity. Finally, the DOC has rescinded its review of four companies (Certified Products International, Chiieh Yung Metal Industrial Corporation, Mingguang Abundant Hardware Products Co. Ltd. and Shandong Oriental Cherry Hardware Group) because the petitioner withdrew its review request.

Product: Lightweight thermal paper, classified under HTSUS subheadings 3703.10.60, 4811.59.20, 4811.90.8000, 4811.90.8030, 4811.90.8040, 4811.90.8050, 4811.90.9000, 4811.90.9030, 4811.90.9035, 4811.90.9050, 4811.90.9080, 4811.90.9090, 4820.10.20 and 4823.40.00.
Nature of Notice: Rescission of administrative review in CV investigation C-570-921, effective 20 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-20/pdf/2017-05430.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has rescinded its administrative review of subject merchandise for the period January 2015 through 31 December 2015 because there were no entries of subject merchandise exported by the companies under review during that period. As a result, the cash deposit rates for subject merchandise from these companies will continue to be the rates established in the most recently completed administrative review.

Product: Certain artist canvas, classified under HTSUS subheadings 5901.90.20.00, 5901.90.40.00, 5903.90.2500, 5903.90.2000, 5903.90.1000, 5907.00.8090, 5907.00.8010 and 5907.00.6000.
Nature of Notice: Continuation of AD duty order A-570-899, effective 21 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-21/pdf/2017-05532.pdf)
Summary: The USITC determined on 22 February that revocation of the AD duty order on subject merchandise 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: Honey, classified under HTSUS subheadings 0409.00.00, 1702.90.90, 2106.90.99, 0409.00.0010, 0409.00.0035, 0409.00.0005, 0409.00.0045, 0409.00.0056 and 0409.00.0065.
Nature of Notice: Rescission of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-863, effective 21 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-21/pdf/2017-05531.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has rescinded its administrative review of subject merchandise for the period 1 December 2015 through 30 November 2016, with respect to Shayang Xianghe Food Co. Ltd., because the petitioners timely withdrew their requests for review. The DOC will instruct CBP to assess AD duties on all appropriate entries of subject goods from this company at the AD cash deposit rate required at the time of entry or withdrawal from warehouse for consumption.

Product: Multi-layered wood flooring classified under HTSUS subheadings 4412.31.0520, 4412.31.0540, 4412.31.0560, 4412.31.2510, 4412.31.2520, 4412.31.4040, 4412.31.4050, 4412.31.4060, 4412.31.4070, 4412.31.5125, 4412.31.5135, 4412.31.5155, 4412.31.5165, 4412.31.6000, 4412.31.9100, 4412.32.0520, 4412.32.0540, 4412.32.0560, 4412.32.2510, 4412.32.2520, 4412.32.3125, 4412.32.3135, 4412.32.3155, 4412.32.3165, 4412.32.3175, 4412.32.3185, 4412.32.5600, 4412.39.1000, 4412.39.3000, 4412.39.4011, 4412.39.4012, 4412.39.4019, 4412.39.4031, 4412.39.4032, 4412.39.4039, 4412.39.4051, 4412.39.4052, 4412.39.4059, 4412.39.4061, 4412.39.4062, 4412.39.4069, 4412.39.5010, 4412.39.5030, 4412.39.5050, 4412.94.1030, 4412.94.1050, 4412.94.3105, 4412.94.3111, 4412.94.3121, 4412.94.3131, 4412.94.3141, 4412.94.3160, 4412.94.3171, 4412.94.4100, 4412.94.5100, 4412.94.6000, 4412.94.7000, 4412.94.8000, 4412.94.9000, 4412.94.9500, 4412.99.0600, 4412.99.1020, 4412.99.1030, 4412.99.1040, 4412.99.3110, 4412.99.3120, 4412.99.3130, 4412.99.3140, 4412.99.3150, 4412.99.3160, 4412.99.3170, 4412.99.4100, 4412.99.5100, 4412.99.5710, 4412.99.6000, 4412.99.7000, 4412.99.8000, 4412.99.9000, 4412.99.9500, 4418.71.2000, 4418.71.9000, 4418.72.2000 and 4418.72.9500.
Nature of Notice: Final results of changed circumstances review in AD investigation A-570-970 and CV investigation C-570-971, effective 22 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-22/pdf/2017-05666.pdf)

Summary: In the final results of its changed circumstances reviews of the AD and CV duty orders on subject merchandise, the DOC has determined that Yihua Lifestyle Technology Co. Ltd. is the successor-in-interest to Guangdong Yihua Timber Industry Co. Ltd. and is therefore entitled to its AD and CV cash deposit rates, which are 17.37 percent and 1.38 percent, respectively. The DOC will instruct CBP to collect AD and CV cash deposits at these rates for all shipments of subject goods exported by Yihua Tech and entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after 22 March.

Product: Wooden bedroom furniture, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7009.92.1000, 7009.92.5000, 9403.20.0018, 9403.50.9041, 9403.50.9042, 9403.50.9045, 9403.50.9080 and 9403.60.8081.
Nature of Notice: Final results of changed circumstances review in AD investigation A-570-890, effective 22 March 2017.Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-22/pdf/2017-05667.pdf)
Summary
:
In the final results of its changed circumstances reviews of the AD duty order on subject merchandise, the DOC has determined that Yihua Lifestyle Technology Co. Ltd. is the successor-in-interest to Guangdong Yihua Timber Industry Co. Ltd. and is therefore entitled to its AD cash deposit rate of 21.53 percent. The DOC will instruct CBP to collect AD cash deposits at this rate for all shipments of subject goods exported by Yihua Tech and entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after 22 March.

Product: 1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid, classified under HTSUS subheadings 2811.19.6090, 2931.90.9041 and 2931.90.9043.
Nature of Notice: Final affirmative determination in investigation A-570-045, effective 23 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-23/pdf/2017-05805.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has established the following dumping margins for imports of subject merchandise. 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.

Producer Exporter Weighted-Average Dumping Margin Cash
Deposit Rate
Nanjing University of Chemical Technology Changzhou Wujin Water Quality Stabilizer Factory Nanjing University of Chemical Technology Changzhou Wujin Water Quality Stabilizer Factory and Nantong Uniphos Chemicals Co. Ltd. 184.01% 184.01%
Shandong Taihe Water Treatment Technologies Co. Ltd. Shandong Taihe Water Treatment Technologies Co. Ltd. 167.58% 167.28%
Henan Qingshuiyuan Technology Co. Ltd. Henan Qingshuiyuan Technology Co. Ltd. 179.76% 179.46%
Jianghai Environmental Protection Co. Ltd. Jianghai Environmental Protection Co. Ltd. 179.76% 179.46%
China-wide China-wide 184.01% 184.01%


Product:
1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid, classified under HTSUS subheadings 2811.19.6090, 2931.90.9041 and 2931.90.9043.
Nature of Notice: Final affirmative determination in investigation C-570-046, effective 23 March 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-03-23/pdf/2017-05804.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has established the following subsidy rates for imports of subject merchandise. If the USITC issues a final affirmative injury determination in this case, the DOC will issue a CV duty order and instruct CBP to collect CV cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at the following rates.

Company

Subsidy Rate
Nanjing University of Chemical Technology Changzhou Wujin Water Quality Stabilizer Factory 0.75% (de minimis)
Shandong Taihe Chemicals Co. Ltd. and Shandong Taihe Water Treatment Technologies Co. Ltd. 2.40%
Changzhou Kewei Fine Chemicals Co. Ltd. 54.11%
Hebei Longke Water Treatment Co. Ltd. 54.11%
Shandong Huayou Chemistry Co. Ltd. 54.11%
Shandong Xintai Water Treatment Technology 54.11%
Zaozhuang Fuxing Water Treatment Technology 54.11%
Zaozhuang YouBang Chemicals Co. Ltd. 54.11%
Zouping Dongfang Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. 54.11%
China-wide 2.40%
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