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AD/CV Case Update: Citric Acid, Woven Ribbons, Polyethylene Bags

Thursday, June 08, 2017
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Citric Acid. The ITC has initiated and scheduled the preliminary phase of antidumping and countervailing injury investigations of citric acid and certain citrate salts from Belgium, Colombia, and Thailand. A conference will be held June 23, post-conference briefs are due by June 28, and the ITC’s preliminary AD and CV injury determinations are due by July 17 (a vote has been scheduled for July 14).

Woven Ribbons. In the preliminary results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from Taiwan for the period Sept. 1, 2015, through Aug. 31, 2016, the International Trade Administration has determined that Fujian Rongshu Industry Co. Ltd., Roung Shu Industry Corporation, and Xiamen Yi He Textile Co. Ltd. made no shipments of subject merchandise during that period. The ITA has also rescinded its review of Maple Ribbon Co. Ltd. because the petitioner timely withdrew its review request.

Polyethylene Bags. In the preliminary results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on polyethylene retail carrier bags from Thailand for the period Aug. 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016, the ITA has determined a weighted average dumping margin of 122.88 percent for 27 producer/exporters. The ITA has also preliminarily determined that Super Grip Co. Ltd. had no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review. In addition, the ITA has rescinded its review of mandatory respondent Sahachit Watana Plastic Ind. Co. Ltd. and has preliminarily issued an adverse facts available finding for mandatory respondent Landblue (Thailand) Co. Ltd.

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