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AD Cash Deposits Dropped for Some Crawfish Tail Meat from China

Friday, April 25, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The International Trade Administration has issued the final results of its administrative and new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from China.

The ITA determined that Nanjing Gemsen International Co. Ltd., Xiping Opeck Food Co. Ltd. and Yancheng Hi-King Agriculture Developing Co. Ltd. made no sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period Sept. 1, 2011, through Aug. 31, 2012. As a result, no AD duties will be assessed on entries of subject merchandise from these exporters during the period of review, and no AD cash deposits will be required for subject merchandise from these exporters that is entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after April 25.

The ITA also determined that China Kingdom (Beijing) Import & Export Co. Ltd., Shanghai Ocean Flavor International Trading Co. Ltd. and Xuzhou Jinjiang Foodstuffs Co. Ltd., which have separate rates, had no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review.

Finally, the ITA determined that a dumping margin of zero exists for merchandise produced and exported by new shipper Deyan Aquatic Products and Food Co. Ltd. for the period Sept. 1, 2011, through Sept. 30, 2012. No AD duties will be assessed on entries of such merchandise, and no AD cash deposits will be required for subject merchandise that is produced and exported by Deyan and entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after April 25. Subject merchandise exported by Deyan but produced by another company will be subject to the China-wide cash deposit rate of 223.01%, and subject merchandise produced by Deyan but exported by another company will be subject to the exporting company’s cash deposit rate.

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