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AD/CV: Admin Reviews, Scope Rulings, Acetone, Aluminum, Ribbon, Paper, Steel, Etc.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Acetone – International Trade Administration initiation of AD duty investigations of acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain

Administrative reviews – ITA initiation of administrative reviews of the AD and/or CV duty orders on the following products for the periods Dec. 1, 2017, through Nov. 30, 2018 (AD) and Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2017 (CV), unless otherwise noted

- carbazole violet pigment 23 from India (AD/CV)

- cased pencils from China (AD)

- circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Mexico (AD; Nov. 1, 2017, through Oct. 31, 2018), Oman (AD), and the United Arab Emirates (AD)

- crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules, from China (AD/CV)

- fresh garlic from China (AD; Nov. 1, 2017, through Oct. 31, 2018)

- honey from China (AD)

- hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from Russia (AD)

- malleable cast iron pipe fittings from China (AD)

- multilayered wood flooring from China (AD/CV)

- oil country tubular goods from India (AD; Sept. 1, 2017, through Aug. 31, 2018)

- steel concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey (CV; Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2017)

- steel wire garment hangers from Taiwan (AD)

- sugar from Mexico (AD suspension agreement)

- welded line pipe from Korea and Taiwan (AD)

Aluminum extrusions – net subsidy rate of 201.09 percent in preliminary results of administrative review of CV duty order on aluminum extrusions from China for the period Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2017

Aluminum wire cable – ITA postponement of preliminary AD duty determination on aluminum wire cable from China from April 9 to May 29

Brightening agents – dumping margin of 19.82 percent in preliminary results of administrative review of AD duty order on stilbenic optical brightening agents from Taiwan for the period May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018

Decorative ribbon – ITC final affirmative AD and CV injury determinations on plastic decorative ribbon from China

Frozen fish – rescission of administrative review of AD duty order on frozen fish fillets from Vietnam for the period Aug. 1, 2017, through July 31, 2018, with respect to 52 companies

Magnesium – determination of no shipments of subject goods in preliminary results of 2017/2018 administrative review of AD duty order on pure magnesium from China

Paper – dumping margin of 66.81 percent in final results of administrative review of AD duty order on uncoated paper from Indonesia for the period March 1, 2017, through Feb. 28, 2018

PET – dumping margins of zero to 5.95 percent in final results of administrative review of AD duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip from India for the period July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017

Propane cylinders – ITC scheduling of final phase of AD and CV injury investigations of steel propane cylinders from China and Thailand (hearing June 6, pre-hearing briefs due May 31, post-hearing briefs due June 18, final comments due July 12)

Rubber bands – ITC termination of CV injury investigation of rubber bands from Thailand

Scope rulings – scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2017, on the following AD/CV duty orders

- 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (R-134a) from China

- aluminum extrusions from China

- artist canvas from China

- coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses from China

- frozen warmwater shrimp from China

- high-pressure steel cylinders from China

- non-malleable cast iron pipe fittings from China

- polyethylene retail carrier bags from China

- raw flexible magnets from China

- stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from Japan, Korea, and Taiwan

- steel nails from China

- steel threaded rod from China

- uncoated paper from Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, and Portugal

- wooden bedroom furniture from China

Steel kegs – postponement of preliminary AD duty determinations on refillable stainless steel kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico from April 8 to May 28

Steel nails – dumping margins of zero and 1.46 percent in final results of administrative review of AD duty order on steel nails from Malaysia for the period July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017

Steel threaded rod – ITA initiation of AD/CV duty investigations of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand

Steel wire rod – final affirmative determination of circumvention of AD duty order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Mexico

Steel wire rod – preliminary determination to revoke AD duty order on carbon and alloy steel wire rod from Korea with respect to valve spring quality wire

Violet pigment – dumping margin of zero in final results of administrative review of AD duty order on carbazole violet pigment 23 from India for the period Dec. 1, 2016, through Nov. 30, 2017

Washers – determination not to revoke AD/CV duty orders on large residential washers from Korea and Mexico with respect to washers that have a horizontal rotational axis, are front loading, and have a drive train consisting of a controlled induction motor and a belt drive

Wood flooring – initiation of new shipper review of AD duty order on multilayered wood flooring from China for the period Dec. 1, 2017, through Nov. 30, 2018

For more information on AD/CV duty issues, including how to mitigate liability, please contact Kristen Smith at (202) 730-4965.

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