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AD/CV: Oil Country Tubular Goods, Rebar

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Oil Country Tubular Goods. In its changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on oil country tubular goods from Korea, the International Trade Administration has determined that Hyundai Steel Corporation is the successor-in-interest to Hyundai HYSCO for purposes of determining AD duty cash deposits and liabilities. Consequently, the ITA will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to suspend liquidation of all shipments of subject goods produced or exported by Hyundai Steel and entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after Sept. 21 at HYSCO’s current AD rate of 6.49 percent.

Rebar. The ITA received Sept. 20 an AD petition on steel concrete reinforcing bar from Japan, Taiwan, and Turkey and a CV petition on rebar from Turkey. Alleged dumping margins are 6 percent for Japan, 100.3 percent for Taiwan, and 72 percent for Turkey.

The product covered by the petition is steel concrete reinforcing bar imported in either straight length or coil form, regardless of metallurgy, length, diameter, or grade. Subject rebar is primarily classifiable under HTSUS subheadings 7213.10.0000, 7214.20.0000, and 7228.30.8010 and may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 7215.90.1000, 7215.90.5000, 7221.00.0015, 7221.00.0030, 7221.00.0045, 7222.11.0001, 7222.11.0057, 7222.11.0059, 7222.30.0001, 7227.20.0080, 7227.90.6085, 7228.20.1000, and 7228.60.6000.

Specifically excluded from the petition are plain rounds; i.e., non-deformed or smooth rebar.

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