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AD/CV: Admin Reviews, Aluminum Extrusions, Pistachios, Steel Grating, Copper, Pipe Fittings

Friday, August 05, 2016
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Request Admin Reviews. The International Trade Administration will accept through Aug. 31 requests for administrative reviews of the antidumping and/or countervailing duty orders on the following goods for the periods Aug. 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016 (AD), or Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2015 (CV), unless otherwise noted.

- seamless line and pressure pipe from Germany (AD)

- sodium nitrite from Germany (AD) and China (AD/CV)

- granular polytetrafluoroethylene resin from Italy (AD)

- brass sheet and strip from Japan (AD)

- tin mill products from Japan (AD)

- polyethylene retail carrier bags from China, Malaysia and Thailand (AD)

- light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from China (AD/CV), Korea (AD) and Mexico (AD)

- large power transformers from Korea (AD)

- carbon and alloy seamless standard, line and pressure pipe (under 4.5”) from Romania (AD)

- frozen fish fillets from Vietnam (AD)

- floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables and parts thereof from China (AD)

- laminated woven sacks from China (AD/CV)

- passenger vehicle and light truck tires (AD, Jan. 27, 2015, through July 31, 2016; CV, Dec. 1, 2014, through Dec. 31, 2015)

- petroleum wax candles from China (AD)

- steel nails from China (AD)

- sulfanilic acid from China (AD)

- tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol from China (AD)

- tow-behind lawn groomers and parts thereof from China (AD)

- silicomanganese from Ukraine (AD)

- stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from Korea (CV)

 

Upcoming Sunset Reviews. The ITA and International Trade Commission expect to initiate sunset reviews of the following AD and/or CV duty orders in September. These reviews will result in either the revocation or continuation of these orders.

- sulfanilic acid from China (AD) and India (AD/CV)

- carbon and alloy seamless standard, line and pressure pipe (under 4.5”) from Japan and Romania

- carbon and alloy seamless standard, line and pressure pipe (over 4.5”) from Japan

Aluminum Extrusions. In its sunset reviews of the AD and CV duty orders on aluminum extrusions from China, the ITA has determined that revocation of these orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at margins of up to 33.28 percent and countervailable subsidies at rates of 12.05 percent to 374.15 percent.

Pistachios. In its sunset review of the AD duty order on in-shell (raw) pistachios from Iran, the ITA has determined that revocation of this order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the margin of 241.14 percent.

Steel Grating. In the final results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on steel grating from China for the period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, the ITA has determined that (a) Ningbo Haitian International Co. Ltd. has not demonstrated its eligibility for separate rate status and is thus part of the China-wide entity and (b) Yantai Xinke Steel Structure Co. Ltd. made no shipments of subject goods during the period of review. As a result, AD duties at the China-wide rate of 145.18 percent will be assessed on entries of subject goods from Ningbo during the period of review, and AD cash deposits at this rate will be required for subject goods from Ningbo that are entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after Aug. 5.

Phosphor Copper. The ITA has postponed its preliminary dumping determination on phosphor copper from Korea from Aug. 16 to Oct. 5 because the investigation is extraordinarily complicated.

Pipe Fittings. In its sunset reviews of the AD duty orders on carbon steel butt-weld pipe fittings from Brazil, China, Japan, Taiwan and Thailand, the ITC has determined that revocation of these orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the U.S. within a reasonably foreseeable time. As a result, these orders will soon be continued for five years.

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