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AD/CV Notices: Thermal Paper, Nails, Pipes and Tubes, Valves, Hand Trucks

Wednesday, April 08, 2015
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Silicomanganese. The International Trade Commission has made a preliminary affirmative antidumping injury determination on silicomanganese from Australia. As a result, the International Trade Administration will continue its AD duty investigation of this product, with its preliminary determination due by July 29.

Oil Country Tubular Goods. In its sunset review of the AD duty order on oil country tubular goods from China, the ITA has determined that revocation of this order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at weighted average margins up to 99.14 percent.

Lightweight Thermal Paper. In the final results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on lightweight thermal paper from Germany for the period Nov. 1, 2012, through Oct. 31, 2013, the ITA has determined that the weighted average dumping margin for Papierfabrik August Koehler SE is zero. As a result, the ITA will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to liquidate entries of subject merchandise during the period of review without regard to AD duties. AD cash deposits are no longer required since this order was revoked as of Nov. 23, 2013.

Separately, the ITA has rescinded its administrative review of this order for the period Nov. 1, 2013, through Nov. 23, 2013, based on the withdrawal of all requests for review. The ITA will instruct CBP to assess AD duties on entries of subject merchandise during this period at the AD cash deposit rates required at the time of entry or withdrawal from warehouse for consumption.

Brass Sheet and Strip. In its administrative review of the AD duty order on brass sheet and strip from Italy for the period March 1, 2013, through Feb. 28, 2014, the ITA has preliminarily determined a dumping margin of 22.00 percent for exporter/manufacturer KME Italy SpA. Comments on this preliminary determination are due no later than May 8.

Steel Nails. In the final results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on steel nails from China for the period Aug. 1, 2012, through July 31, 2013, the ITA has determined weighted average dumping margins of 13.19 percent to 118.04 percent. AD duties based on these rates will be assessed on entries of subject merchandise during the period of review, and AD cash deposits at these rates will be required for subject merchandise entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after April 8.

Steel Pipes and Tubes. In its administrative review of the CV duty order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Turkey, the ITA has preliminarily determined a net subsidy rate of 4.18 percent for the reviewed companies. Comments are due no later than May 8.

Frontseating Service Valves. In its administrative review of the AD duty order on frontseating service valves from China for the period April 1, 2013, through April 28, 2014, the ITA has preliminarily determined a weighted average dumping margin of zero for exporter Zhejiang Sanhua Co. Ltd.

Glycine. In its administrative review of the AD duty order on glycine from China for the period March 1, 2013, through Feb. 28, 2014, the ITA has preliminarily determined a weighted average dumping margin of 784.48 percent for exporter Baoding Mantong Fine Chemistry Co. Ltd. The ITA is also preliminarily rescinding this review with respect to Evonik Rexim (Nanning) Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. because its sales of subject merchandise to the U.S. were not bona fide. Comments are due no later than May 8.

Hand Trucks. Effective Dec. 1, 2012, the ITA is revoking the AD duty order on hand trucks and certain parts thereof from China with respect to certain multifunction carts that combine the capabilities of a wheelbarrow and dolly. This product comprises a steel frame that can be converted from vertical to horizontal functionality, two wheels toward the lower end of the frame and two removable handles near the top. In addition to a foldable projection edge in its extended position, it includes a permanently attached steel tub or barrow.

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