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AD/CV Notices

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

Product: Certain magnesia carbon bricks, classified under HTSUS subheadings 6902.10.1000, 6902.10.5000, 6815.91.0000, 6815.99.2000 and 6815.99.4000.

Nature of Notice: Preliminary results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-954, effective 16 October 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-16/pdf/2019-22515.pdf)

Summary: In the preliminary results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on subject merchandise for the period 1 September 2017 through 31 August 2018, the DOC has determined that there is no evidence of any reviewable entries, shipments or sales of subject merchandise by the companies subject to the review.

Product: Certain magnesia carbon bricks, classified under HTSUS subheadings 6902.10.1000, 6902.10.5000, 6815.91.0000, 6815.99.2000 and 6815.99.4000.

Nature of Notice: Rescission of administrative review in CV investigation C-570-955, effective 17 October 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-17/pdf/2019-22672.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has rescinded its administrative review of subject merchandise for the period 1 January through 31 December 2017 because there were no reviewable entries during that period. As a result, the cash deposit rates for subject merchandise from the companies under review will continue to be the rates established in the most recently completed administrative review.

Product: Certain pneumatic off-the-road tyres, classified under HTSUS subheadings 4011.20.1025, 4011.20.1035, 4011.20.5030, 4011.20.5050, 4011.61.0000, 4011.62.0000, 4011.63.0000, 4011.69.0000, 4011.92.0000, 4011.93.4000, 4011.93.8000, 4011.94.4000 and 4011.94.8000.

Nature of Notice: Court decision not in harmony with final results and amended final results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-912, effective 13 September 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-17/pdf/2019-22666.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has amended the final results of its administrative review of subject merchandise for the period 1 September 2012 through 31 August 2013 after the U.S. Court of International Trade sustained its final remand redetermination. As a result, the DOC has issued amended dumping rates for the following exporters.

Exporter

Weighted-Average

Dumping Margin

Double Coin Holdings Ltd.0.14%
Guizhou Tyre Co. Ltd./Guizhou Tyre Export and Import Co. Ltd.4.59%

The DOC will continue the suspension of liquidation of the subject merchandise pending the end of the period of appeal or, if appealed, pending a final and conclusive court decision.

Product: Certain frozen warm water shrimp, classified under HTSUS subheadings  0306.13.00.03, 0306.13.00.06, 0306.13.00.09, 0306.13.00.12, 0306.13.00.15, 0306.13.00.18, 0306.13.00.21, 0306.13.00.24, 0306.13.00.27, 0306.13.00.40, 1605.20.10.10 and 1605.20.10.30.

Nature of Notice: Partial rescission of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-893, effective 17 October 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-17/pdf/2019-22665.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has rescinded its administrative review of subject merchandise for the period 1 February 2018 through 31 January 2019 with respect to 14 companies based on the timely withdrawal of the review requests. 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 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: Preliminary results and partial rescission of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-016, effective 18 October 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-18/pdf/2019-22762.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following dumping margins for imports of subject merchandise during the period 1 August 2017 through 31 July 2018. If these results are finalised, CBP will not assess AD duties on all appropriate entries.

ExporterWeighted-Average
Dumping Margin
Shandong New Continent Tire Co. Ltd.0.00%
Anhui Jichi Tire Co. Ltd.0.00%
Crown International Corporation0.00%
Hankook Tire China Co. Ltd.0.00%
Jingsu Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.0.00%
Kenda Rubber (China) Co. Ltd.0.00%
Kinforest Tyre Co. Ltd.0.00%
Mayrun Tyre (Hong Kong) Limited0.00%
Qingdao Fullrun Tyre Corp. Ltd.0.00%
Qingdao Sunfulcess Tyre Co. Ltd.0.00%
Qingdao Transamerica Tire Industrial Co. Ltd.0.00%
Shandong Anchi Tyres Co. Ltd.0.00%
Shandong Duratti Rubber Corporation Co. Ltd.0.00%
Shandong Haohua Tire Co. Ltd.0.00%
Shandong Hongsheng Rubber Technology Co. Ltd.0.00%
Shandong Longyue Rubber Co. Ltd.0.00%
Shandong Province Sanli Tire Manufactured Co. Ltd.0.00%
Winrun Tyre Co. Ltd.0.00%

The DOC has also rescinded its review of various companies based on the timely withdrawal of the relevant review requests.

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: Preliminary results and partial rescission of administrative review in CV investigation C-570-017, effective 18 October 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-18/pdf/2019-22765.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following subsidy rates for imports of subject merchandise during the period 1 January through 31 July 2017. If these results are finalised, CBP will assess CV duties on all appropriate entries using these rates, which will also be used to determine new CV cash deposit requirements.

CompanySubsidy Rate
Cooper (Kunshan) Tire Co. Ltd.51.09%
Shandong Longyue Rubber Co. Ltd.71.13%
Non-selected companies under review56.99%


Product: Certain steel nails, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7317.00.55, 7317.00.65, 7317.00.75 and 7907.00.6000.

Nature of Notice: Preliminary results and preliminary determination of no shipments in AD investigation A-570-909, effective 18 October 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-18/pdf/2019-22763.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following dumping margins for imports of subject merchandise during the period 1 August 2017 through 31 July 2018. If these results are finalised, 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/ProducerWeighted-Average
Dumping Margin
Shanxi Pioneer Hardware Industrial Co. Ltd.13.88%
The Stanley Works (Langfang) Fastening Systems Co. Ltd. and Stanley Black & Decker Inc.19.03%
Tianjin Universal Machinery Imp. & Exp. Corporation118.04%
Dezhou Hualude Hardware Products Co. Ltd.35.57%
Hebei Cangzhou New Century Foreign Trade Co. Ltd.35.57%
Mingguang Ruifeng Hardware Products Co. Ltd.35.57%
Nanjing Caiqing Hardware Co. Ltd.35.57%
Qingdao D&L Group Ltd.35.57%
SDC International Aust. Pty. Ltd.35.57%
Shandong Qingyun Hongyi Hardware Products Co. Ltd.35.57%
Shanghai Curvet Hardware Products Co. Ltd.35.57%
Shanghai Yueda Nails Industry Co. Ltd. (also known as Shanghai Yueda Nails Co. Ltd.)35.57%
Shanxi Hairui Trade Co. Ltd.35.57%
Shanxi Tianli Industries Co. Ltd.35.57%
S-Mart (Tianjin) Technology Development Co. Ltd.35.57%
Suntec Industries Co. Ltd.35.57%
Tianjin Jinchi Metal Products Co. Ltd.35.57%
Tianjin Jinghai County Hongli Industry & Business Co. Ltd.35.57%
Tianjin Zhonglian Metals Ware Co. Ltd.35.57%
Xi’an Metals and Minerals Import & Export Co. Ltd.35.57%

The DOC has also preliminary determined that 11 companies had no shipments of subject merchandise during the review period.

Product: Certain uncoated paper, classified under HTSUS subheadings 4802.56.1000, 4802.56.2000, 4802.56.3000, 4802.56.4000, 4802.56.6000, 4802.56.7020, 4802.56.7040, 4802.57.1000, 4802.57.2000, 4802.57.3000, 4802.57.4000, 4802.62.1000, 4802.62.2000, 4802.62.3000, 4802.62.5000, 4802.62.6020, 4802.62.6040, 4802.69.1000, 4802.69.2000, 4802.69.3000, 4811.90.8050 and 4811.90.9080.

Nature of Notice: Initiation of anti-circumvention inquiry in AD investigation A-570-022 and CV investigation C-570-023, effective 18 October 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-18/pdf/2019-22766.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has initiated an inquiry to determine whether certain imports of sheeter rolls of uncoated paper exported from mainland China and completed by conversion into sheets of paper in the United States are circumventing the AD and CV duty orders on certain uncoated paper sheets.

Product: Aluminium extrusions, classified under HTSUS subheadings 9031.90.90.95, 7610.10.00, 7610.90.00, 7615.10.30, 7615.10.71, 7615.10.91, 7615.19.10, 7615.19.30, 7615.19.50, 7615.19.70, 7615.19.90, 7615.20.00, 7616.99.10, 7616.99.50, 8479.89.98, 8479.90.94, 8513.90.20, 9403.10.00, 9403.20.00, 7604.21.00.00, 7604.29.10.00, 7604.29.3010, 7604.29.3050, 7604.29.5030, 7604.29.5060, 7608.20.0030, 7608.20.0090, 8302.10.3000, 8302.10.6030, 8302.10.6060, 8302.10.6090, 8302.20.0000, 8302.30.3010, 8302.30.3060, 8302.41.3000, 8302.41.6015, 8302.41.6045, 8302.41.6050, 8302.41.6080, 8302.42.3010, 8302.42.3015, 8302.42.3065, 8302.49.6035, 8302.49.6045, 8302.49.6055, 8302.49.6085, 8302.50.0000, 8302.60.9000, 8305.10.0050, 8306.30.0000, 8418.99.8005, 8418.99.8050, 8418.99.8060, 8419.90.1000, 8422.90.0640, 8479.90.8500, 8486.90.0000, 8487.90.0080, 8503.00.9520, 8515.90.2000, 8516.90.5000, 8516.90.8050, 8708.80.6590, 9401.90.5081, 9403.90.1040, 9403.90.1050, 9403.90.1085, 9403.90.2540, 9403.90.2580, 9403.90.4005, 9403.90.4010, 9403.90.4060, 9403.90.5005, 9403.90.5010, 9403.90.5080, 9403.90.6005, 9403.90.6010, 9403.90.6080, 9403.90.7005, 9403.90.7010, 9403.90.7080, 9403.90.8010, 9403.90.8015, 9403.90.8020, 9403.90.8030, 9403.90.8041, 9403.90.8051, 9403.90.8061, 9506.51.4000, 9506.51.6000, 9506.59.4040, 9506.70.2090, 9506.91.0010, 9506.91.0020, 9506.91.0030, 9506.99.0510, 9506.99.0520, 9506.99.0530, 9506.99.1500, 9506.99.2000, 9506.99.2580, 9506.99.2800, 9506.99.5500, 9506.99.6080, 9507.30.2000, 9507.30.4000, 9507.30.6000, 9507.90.6000, 9603.90.8050, 7610.10, 7610.90, 7615.19, 7615.20, 7616.99, 8418.99.8050 and 8418.99.8060.

Nature of Notice: Final results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-967, effective 21 October 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-21/pdf/2019-22871.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has determined that 24 companies subject to this administrative review, which covers the period 1 May 2017 through 30 April 2018, have not demonstrated their eligibility for a separate rate. Additionally, the DOC has found that Cosco (J.M.) Aluminum Co. Ltd. and Houztek are ineligible for separate rate status because Cosco did not respond to the AD questionnaire and Houztek’s separate rate application was deficient. Accordingly, the DOC will instruct CBP to liquidate all applicable entries of subject merchandise at the China-wide rate of 86.01 percent.

Product: Certain glass containers, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7010.90.5005, 7010.90.5009, 7010.90.5015, 7010.90.5019, 7010.90.5025, 7010.90.5029, 7010.90.5035, 7010.90.5039, 7010.90.5045, 7010.90.5049 and 7010.90.5055.

Nature of Notice: Initiation of AD investigation A-570-114 and CV investigation C-570-115, effective 15 October 2019.

Link: (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-21/pdf/2019-22869.pdf;
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-10-21/pdf/2019-22868.pdf)

Summary: The scope of these investigations covers certain glass containers with a nominal capacity of 0.059 litres (2.0 fluid ounces) up to and including 4.0 litres (135.256 fluid ounces) and an opening or mouth with a nominal outer diameter of 14 millimetres up to and including 120 millimetres. The scope includes glass jars, bottles, flasks and similar containers, with or without their closures, whether clear or coloured, and with or without design or functional enhancements (including handles, embossing, labelling or etching).

Excluded from the scope of the investigations are (i) glass containers made of borosilicate glass, meeting U.S. Pharmacopeia requirements for Type 1 pharmaceutical containers; (ii) glass containers without ‘‘mould seams,’’ ‘‘joint marks’’ or ‘‘parting lines;’’ and (iii) glass containers without a ‘‘finish’’ (i.e., the section of a container at the opening including the lip and ring or collar, threaded or otherwise compatible with a type of closure to seal the container’s contents, including a lid, cap or cork).

The USTC is scheduled to hold its preliminary injury vote on 8 November.

Product: Certain oil country tubular goods, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7304.29.1010, 7304.29.1020, 7304.29.1030, 7304.29.1040, 7304.29.1050, 7304.29.1060, 7304.29.1080, 7304.29.2010, 7304.29.2020, 7304.29.2030, 7304.29.2040, 7304.29.2050, 7304.29.2060, 7304.29.2080, 7304.29.3110, 7304.29.3120, 7304.29.3130, 7304.29.3140, 7304.29.3150, 7304.29.3160, 7304.29.3180, 7304.29.4110, 7304.29.4120, 7304.29.4130, 7304.29.4140, 7304.29.4150, 7304.29.4160, 7304.29.4180, 7304.29.5015, 7304.29.5030, 7304.29.5045, 7304.29.5060, 7304.29.5075, 7304.29.6115, 7304.29.6130, 7304.29.6145, 7304.29.6160, 7304.29.6175, 7305.20.2000, 7305.20.4000, 7305.20.6000, 7305.20.8000, 7306.29.1030, 7306.29.1090, 7306.29.2000, 7306.29.3100, 7306.29.4100, 7306.29.6010, 7306.29.6050, 7306.29.8110, 7306.29.8150, 7304.39.0024, 7304.39.0028, 7304.39.0032, 7304.39.0036, 7304.39.0040, 7304.39.0044, 7304.39.0048, 7304.39.0052, 7304.39.0056, 7304.39.0062, 7304.39.0068, 7304.39.0072, 7304.39.0076, 7304.39.0080, 7304.59.6000, 7304.59.8015, 7304.59.8020, 7304.59.8025, 7304.59.8030, 7304.59.8035, 7304.59.8040, 7304.59.8045, 7304.59.8050, 7304.59.8055, 7304.59.8060, 7304.59.8065, 7304.59.8070, and 7304.59.8080.

Nature of Notice: Amended final scope ruling in AD investigation A-570-943 and CV investigation C-570-944, effective 1 August 2019.

Link: (https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2019-23011.pdf)

Summary: A final judgment issued by the U.S. Court of International trade on 22 July affirms the DOC’s remand redetermination concerning a scope ruling that found that seamless unfinished oil country tubular goods from mainland China that are finished in third countries are not substantially transformed by the third country processing and are therefore covered by the scope of these orders.

Product: Hydrofluorocarbon blends, classified under HTSUS 3824.78.0020 and 3824.78.0050.

Nature of Notice: Final results and final determination of no shipments in administrative review in AD investigation A-570-028, effective 22 October 2019.

Link: (https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2019-22916.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has determined that Weitron International Refrigeration Equipment (Kunshan) Co. Ltd. had no shipments of subject merchandise during the period 1 August 2017 through 31 July 2018. As a result, this company will face a China-wide rate of 216.37 percent.

Product: Refillable stainless steel kegs, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7310.10.0010, 7310.10.0050, 7310.29.0025, and 7310.29.0050.

Nature of Notice: Final affirmative determinations in AD investigation A-570-093 and CV investigation C-570-094.

Link: (https://enforcement.trade.gov/download/factsheets/factsheet-multiple-refillable-stainless-steel-kegs-ad-cvd-final-101819.pdf)

Summary: The DOC has established the following dumping margins 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. CBP will not assess AD duties or impose cash deposit requirements on entries subject to a zero rate.

Exporter / ProducerWeighted-Average
Dumping Margin
Cash Deposit Rate
Ningbo Master International Trade Co. Ltd.0.00%0.00%
Guangzhou Jingye Machinery Co. Ltd.0.00%0.00%
Guangzhou Ulix Industrial & Trading Co. Ltd.0.00%0.00%
China-wide77.13%64.31%
Exporter / ProducerNet Subsidy Rate
Ningbo Master International Trade Co. Ltd.16.21%
Penglai Jinfu Stainless Steel Products Co. Ltd. and non-co-operative respondents145.23%
China-wide16.21%

Product: Mattresses, classified under HTSUS subheadings 9404.21.0010, 9404.21.0013, 9404.29.1005, 9404.29.1013, 9404.29.9085, 9404.29.9087, 9404.21.0095, 9404.29.1095, 9404.29.9095, 9401.40.0000 and 9401.90.5081.

Nature of Notice: Final affirmative determination and partial affirmative determination of critical circumstances in AD investigation A-570-092.

Link: (https://enforcement.trade.gov/download/factsheets/factsheet-multiple-refillable-stainless-steel-kegs-ad-cvd-final-101819.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.

Exporter / ProducerWeighted-Average
Dumping Margin
Healthcare Co. Ltd.57.03%
Zinus Inc./Zinus Xiamen Inc./Zinus Zhangzhou Inc.192.04%
Separate rate companies162.76%
China-wide1,731.75%

The DOC also found that critical circumstances do not exist with respect to mandatory respondents Healthcare Co. Ltd. and Zinus (Xiamen) Inc. but do exist with respect to all non-individually-examined companies receiving a separate rate and the China-wide entity.

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