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AD/CV Notices

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

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, 8501.31.8000, 8541.40.6015, 8541.40.6035, 8541.40.6025 and 8541.40.6045.

Nature of Notice: Continuation of AD duty order A-570-979, effective 20 March 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-03-20/pdf/2019-05273.pdf)

Summary: The USITC determined on 8 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: 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, 8501.31.8000, 8541.40.6015, 8541.40.6035, 8541.40.6025 and 8541.40.6045.

Nature of Notice: Continuation of CV duty order C-570-980, effective 20 March 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-03-20/pdf/2019-05274.pdf)

Summary: The USITC determined on 8 February that revocation of the CV 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: Certain plastic decorative ribbon, classified under HTSUS subheadings 3920.20.0015, 3926.40.0010, 3920.10.0000, 3920.20.0055, 3920.30.0000, 3920.43.5000, 3920.49.0000, 3920.62.0050, 3920.62.0090, 3920.69.0000, 3921.90.1100, 3921.90.1500, 3921.90.1910, 3921.90.1950, 3921.90.4010, 3921.90.4090, 3926.90.9996, 5404.90.0000, 9505.90.4000, 4601.99.9000, 4602.90.0000, 5609.00.3000, 5609.00.4000 and 6307.90.9889.

Nature of Notice: Amended final affirmative AD determination and issuance of AD and CV duty orders in investigations A-570-062 and C-570-063, effective 22 March 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-03-22/pdf/2019-05520.pdf)

Summary: The DOC issued its final affirmative determination in the AD investigation on 1 February. The agency received several ministerial error allegations a few days later and has amended the final dumping margins, which are shown below. The DOC has issued an AD duty order based on these amended margins.

ProducerExporterOriginal Dumping Margin  Amended Dumping Margin  
Ningbo Junlong Craft Gift Co. Ltd.Ningbo Junlong Craft Gift Co. Ltd.54.21%132.07%
Ricai Film Artwork Materials Co. Ltd.Dongguan Ricai Plastic Technology Co. Ltd.62.04%61.99%
Sun Rich (Asia) Ltd.Kai Feng Decoration (Hui Zhou) Co. Ltd.58.13%105.33%
Sun Rich (Asia) Ltd.Sheng Yi Decoration (Dong Guan) Co. Ltd.58.13%105.33%
Joynice Gifts & Crafts Co. Ltd.Joynice Gifts & Crafts Co. Ltd.58.13%105.33%
Chiapton Gifts Decorative LimitedNan Mei (Huizhou) Ribbon Art Factory Ltd.58.13%105.33%
Chiapton Gifts Decorative LimitedShantou Longhu YingXin Art Craft Factory Co. Ltd.58.13%105.33%
Colorart Plastic Ribbon Productions LimitedColorart Industrial Limited58.13%105.33%
Zhejiang Shaoxing Royal Arts & Crafts Co. Ltd.Santa’s Collection Shaoxing Co. Ltd.58.13%105.33%
Zhejiang Shaoxing Royal Arts & Crafts Co. Ltd.Zhejiang Shaoxing Royal Arts & Crafts Co. Ltd.58.13%105.33%
Wingo Gift & Crafts (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd.Wingo Gift & Crafts (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd58.13%105.33%
Seng San Enterprises Co. Ltd.Xin Seng San Handicraft (ShenZhen) Co. Ltd.58.13%105.33%
Xiangxin Decoration FactoryXiangxin Decoration Factory58.13%105.33%
Xinghui Packaging Co. Ltd.Xinghui Packaging Co. Ltd.58.13%105.33%
Shenzhen SHS Technology R&D Co. Ltd.Shenzhen SHS Technology R&D Co. Ltd.58.13%105.33%
China-wideChina-wide370.04%370.04%

 

The DOC has also issued a CV duty order on subject merchandise based on the subsidy rates shown below.

Company  Subsidy Rate  
Seng San Enterprises Co. Ltd.18.03%
Joynice Gifts & Crafts Co. Ltd.14.27%
Santa’s Collection Shaoxing Co. Ltd.94.67%
China-wide16.15%

 

Product: Circular welded carbon quality steel pipe, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7306.30.1000, 7306.30.5025, 7306.30.5032, 7306.30.5040, 7306.30.5055, 7306.30.5085, 7306.30.5090, 7306.50.1000, 7306.50.5050, 7306.50.5070, 7306.19.1010, 7306.19.1050, 7306.19.5110 and 7306.19.5150.

Nature of Notice: Final results of expedited sunset review in CV investigation C-570-911, effective 25 March 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-03-25/pdf/2019-05646.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has determined that revocation of this CV duty order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidy. 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: Narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge, classified under HTSUS subheadings 5806.32.1020, 5806.32.1030, 5806.32.1050, 5806.32.1060, 5806.31.00, 5806.32.20, 5806.39.20, 5806.39.30, 5808.90.00, 5810.91.00, 5810.99.90, 5903.90.10, 5903.90.25, 5907.00.60, 5907.00.80, 5806.32.1080, 5810.92.9080, 5903.90.3090 and 6307.90.9889.

Nature of Notice: Final results of administrative review in CV investigation C-570-953, effective 25 March 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-03-25/pdf/2019-05645.pdf)

Summary: In the final results of its administrative review of the CV duty order on subject merchandise for the period 1 January through 31 December 2016, the DOC has calculated a 23.70 percent subsidy rate for Yama Ribbons and Bows Co. Ltd.

Product: Certain steel wheels, classified under HTSUS subheadings 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: Final affirmative determinations and final determinations of critical circumstances in AD investigation A-570-082 and CV investigation C-570-083.

Link: (https://enforcement.trade.gov/download/factsheets/factsheet-prc-steel-wheels-ad-cvd-final-032219.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has established the following dumping and subsidy rates for imports of subject merchandise. If the USITC issues a final affirmative injury determination in this case, the DOC will issue AD and CV duty orders and instruct CBP to collect AD/CV cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at the following rates.

Company  Weighted-Average Dumping Margin
China-wide231.70%

 

Company  Subsidy Rate  
Xiamen Sunrise Wheel Group Co. Ltd.457.10%
Zhejiang Jingu Company Limited and Shanghai Yata Industry Company Limited457.10%
China-wide457.10%

 

Additionally, the DOC has determined that critical circumstances exist for the China-wide entity in the AD investigation as well as for Xiamen Sunrise and Zhejiang Jingu in the CV proceeding. On the other hand, critical circumstances were not found with respect to the China-wide entity in the CV proceeding. If the critical circumstances findings are confirmed by the USITC, AD/CV duties will be applied retroactively to applicable entries of subject merchandise.

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