28 Aug 2018
Following are summaries of current AD/CV actions targeting mainland Chinese manufacturers taken by the DOC.
Product: Small diameter graphite electrodes, classified under HTSUS subheadings 3801.10, 8545.11.0010 and 8545.11.0020.
Nature of Notice: Rescission of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-929, effective 22 August 2018.
Summary: The DOC has rescinded its review of subject merchandise exported by 192 companies during the period 1 February 2017 through 31 January 2018 because the petitioners timely withdrew their review requests. As a result, the cash deposit rates for subject merchandise exported by these companies will continue to be the rates established in the most recently completed administrative review.
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: Final results of expedited review of CV duty order C-570-048, effective 23 August 2018.
Summary: To correct a ministerial error, the DOC has amended from 26.90 percent to 24.04 percent the subsidy rate for Jiangsu Tiangong Tools Company Limited, Tiangong Aihe Company Limited, Jiangsu Tiangong Group Company Limited and Jiangsu Tiangong Mould Steel R&D Center Company Limited in the expedited review of the CV duty order on subject merchandise.
Product: Large diameter welded pipe, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7305.11.1030, 7305.11.1060, 7305.11.5000, 7305.12.1030, 7305.12.1060, 7305.12.5000, 7305.19.1030, 7305.19.1060, 7305.19.5000, 7305.31.4000, 7305.31.6010, 7305.31.6090, 7305.39.1000 and 7305.39.5000.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination in AD investigation A-570-077, effective 27 August 2018.
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following dumping margin for imports of subject merchandise. The DOC will instruct CBP to begin collecting AD cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at this rate. 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 rate specified therein, which could be different from that set forth below.
Product: Drawn stainless steel sinks, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7324.10.0000 and 7324.10.0010.
Nature of Notice: Continuation of AD duty order A-570-983 and CV duty order C-570-984, effective 28 August 2018.
Summary: The USITC determined on 31 July that revocation of the AD and CV duty orders 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 orders for an additional five years.
Product: Steel racks, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7326.90.8688, 9403.20.0080, 9403.90.8041, 7308.90.3000, 7308.90.6000, 7308.90.9590 and 9403.20.0090.
Nature of Notice: Postponement of preliminary determination in CV investigation C-570-089.
Summary: The DOC has decided to postpone its preliminary determination in this investigation from 13 September to 19 November. The preliminary determination will indicate whether the DOC is likely to establish CV duties on imports of subject merchandise.
Product: Quartz surface products, classified under HTSUS subheadings 6810.99.0010, 6802.91, 6802.93, 6810.11.0010, 6810.11.0070, 6810.19.1200, 6810.19.1400, 6810.19.5000, 6810.91.0000, 6810.99.0080, 6815.91.0070, 2506.10.0010, 2506.10.0050, 2506.10.2000, 2506.20.0010, 2506.20.0080, 2506.20.9000, 2515.11.0000, 2516.12.0000, 2515.12.1000, 2515.12.2000, 2515.12.9000, 2516.11.0000, 2516.12.0000, 2516.20.1000, 2517.41.0000 and 2529.10.0000.
Nature of Notice: Postponement of preliminary determination in AD investigation A-570-084.
Summary: The DOC has decided to postpone its preliminary determination in this investigation from 24 September to 13 November. The preliminary determination will indicate whether the DOC is likely to establish AD duties on imports of subject merchandise.