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AD/CV Notices

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

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: Court decision not in harmony with second amended final determination in AD investigation A-570-970, effective 13 July 2018.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-08-29/pdf/2018-18725.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has amended its third amended final determination in the original AD investigation of subject merchandise by excluding Double F Limited from the AD duty order. In the event that the court’s ruling is not appealed or, if appealed, is upheld by a final and conclusive court decision, the DOC will instruct CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation and liquidate unliquidated entries of subject merchandise without regard to AD duties.

Product: Malleable cast iron pipe fittings, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7307.19.9030, 7307.19.9060 and 7307.19.9080.
Nature of Notice: Court decision not in harmony with final scope ruling and amended final scope ruling in AD investigation A-570-881, effective 13 August 2018.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-08-30/pdf/2018-18827.pdf)
Summary: In March 2016, the DOC issued a final scope ruling where it determined that certain electrical conduit articles are covered under the scope of this order. However, following certain remand and U.S. Court of International Trade proceedings the DOC determined that the record supports a determination that these articles are outside the scope of the order.

Product: Cast iron soil pipe fittings, classified under HTSUS subheading 7307.11.0045, 7324.29.0000 and 7307.92.3010.
Nature of Notice: Amended final affirmative determination and issuance of AD duty order in investigation A-570-062, effective 31 August 2018.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-08-31/pdf/2018-19094.pdf)
Summary: The DOC issued its final affirmative determination in this investigation on 17 July. The agency received several ministerial error allegations about a week earlier and has amended the final dumping margins, which are shown below.

ProducerExporterAmended Weighted-Average
Dumping Margin
Amended Cash Deposit Adjusted for Subsidy Offsets
Shanxi Xuanshi Industrial Group Co. Ltd.Shanxi Xuanshi Industrial Group Co. Ltd.84.13%84.04%
Guang Zhou Premier & Pinan Foundry Co. Ltd. / Botou Chenyuan Foundry Co. Ltd. / Wuhu Best Machines Co. Ltd.Wor-Biz Trading Co. Ltd. (Anhui)33.67%33.44%
Shijiazhuang Asia Casting Co. Ltd.Shijiazhuang Asia Casting Co. Ltd.58.90%58.74%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd. / Xinle Xinye Metal Products Co. Ltd.Shanxi Zhongrui Tianyue Trading Co. Ltd.58.90%58.74%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd. / Xinle Rishuo Casting Factory/Shijiazhuang Shunjinguangao Trade Co. Ltd. / Xinle Tang Rong Fa Lan Pan Co. Ltd.Dalian Lino F.T.Z. Co. Ltd.58.90%58.74%
Xinle City Zhile Pipeline Industry Co. Ltd. / Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd. / Foshan City Deying Metal Products Co. Ltd.Dinggin Hardware (Dalian) Co. Ltd.58.90%58.74%
Xinle Rishuo Casting Factory / Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.Dalian Metal I/E Co. Ltd.58.90%58.74%
Qinshui County Xinwei Precision Co. Ltd.Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.58.90%58.74%
Shanxi Guruiwei Casting Co. Ltd.Richang Qiaoshan Trade Co. Ltd.58.90%58.74%
Shijiazhuang Jingruisheng Metal Products Co. Ltd. / Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd. / Xinle City Zhile Pipe Co. Ltd.Hebei Metals & Engineering Products Trading Co. Ltd.58.90%58.74%
China-wideChina-wide360.39%360.30%


Product:
Cast iron soil pipe fittings, classified under HTSUS subheading 7307.11.0045, 7324.29.0000 and 7307.92.3010.
Nature of Notice: Issuance of AD duty order in investigation C-570-063, effective 31 August 2018.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-08-31/pdf/2018-19095.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has issued a CV duty order on subject merchandise based on the subsidy rates shown below.

CompanySubsidy Rate
Shanxi Xuanshi Industrial Group Co. Ltd.34.87%
Wor-Biz International Trading Co. Ltd. (Anhui)7.37%
Shijiazhuang Chengmei Import & Export Co. Ltd.133.94%
China-wide23.28%


Product:
Certain steel wheels, classified under HTSUS subheading 8708.70.4530, 8708.70.4560, 8708.70.6030, 8708.70.6060, 8716.90.5045, 8716.90.5059, 4011.20.1015, 4011.20.5020 and 8708.99.4850.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination and alignment of final AD and CV determinations in CV investigation C-570-083, effective 31 August 2018.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-08-31/pdf/2018-18974.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.

CompanySubsidy Rate
Xiamen Sunrise Wheel Group Co. Ltd.58.75%
Zhejiang Jingu Company Limited172.51%
China-wide58.75%


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 January 2019.

Product: Cast iron soil pipe, classified under HTSUS subheading 7303.00.0030.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination and postponement of final determination in AD investigation A-570-079, effective 31 August 2018.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-08-31/pdf/2018-18968.pdf)
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.

ExporterProducerWeighted-Average
Dumping Margin
HengTong CastingHengTong Casting302.61%
Wu’An Yongtian Casting Co. Ltd.Dalian Lino F.T.Z. Co. Ltd.302.61%
Yangcheng County Huawang Universal Spun Cast Pipe FoundryDalian Lino F.T.Z. Co. Ltd.302.61%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.Dalian Metal I/E Co. Ltd.302.61%
Wu’an Yongtian Casting Co. Ltd.Dalian Metal I/E Co. Ltd.302.61%
Zezhou Golden Autumn Foundry Co. Ltd.Dalian Metal I/E Co. Ltd.302.61%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.Dinggin Hardware (Dalian) Co. Ltd.302.61%
Wu’an Kerui xin Machinery Manufacturing Co. Ltd.Dinggin Hardware (Dalian) Co. Ltd.302.61%
Wu’an Yongtian Casting Co. Ltd.Dinggin Hardware (Dalian) Co. Ltd.302.61%
Wuan City Feixiang Metal Product Co. Ltd.Dinggin Hardware (Dalian) Co. Ltd.302.61%
DingXiang County YuTai Casting-Forging Co. Ltd.Hebei Metals & Engineering Products Trading Co. Ltd.302.61%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.Hebei Metals & Engineering Products Trading Co. Ltd.302.61%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.Kingway Pipe Co. Ltd.302.61%
Zezhou Golden Autumn Foundry Co. Ltd.Kingway Pipe Co. Ltd.302.61%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.302.61%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.Shanxi Chen Xin Da Castings & Forgings Co. Ltd.302.61%
Shanxi Xuanshi Industrial Group Co. Ltd.Shanxi Xuanshi Industrial Group Co. Ltd.302.61%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.Shanxi Zhongrui Tianyue Trading Co. Ltd.302.61%
Qinshui Shunshida Casting Co. Ltd.Terrifour (Dalian) Trading Co. Ltd.302.61%
Shanxi Chengda Special Forging Co. Ltd.Terrifour (Dalian) Trading Co. Ltd.302.61%
Wuan City Feixiang Metal Product Co. Ltd.Wuan City Feixiang Metal Product Co. Ltd.302.61%
Zezhou Golden Autumn Foundry Co. Ltd.Zezhou Golden Autumn Foundry Co. Ltd.302.61%
China-wideChina-wide302.61%


The DOC has also postponed its deadline for a final determination in this investigation until 14 January 2019 and extended the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period no greater than six months.

Product: Glycine, classified under HTSUS subheadings 2922.49.4300 and 2922.49.8000.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination in CV investigation C-570-081, effective 4 September 2018.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-09-04/pdf/2018-19097.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.

CompanySubsidy Rate
JC Chemicals Limited144.01%
Simagchem Group144.01%
China-wide144.01%


Product:
Rubber bands, classified under HTSUS subheadings 4016.99.3510 and 4016.99.6050.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination in AD investigation A-570-069.
Link: (https://enforcement.trade.gov/download/factsheets/factsheet-multiple-rubber-bands-ad-prelim-083018.pdf)
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.

CompanyWeighted-Average
Dumping Margin
Cash Deposit Adjusted
for Subsidy Offsets
China-wide27.27%26.65%
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