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AD/CV: Steel Pipe, Sawblades, Garlic, MSG, PET Film

Friday, December 09, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Steel Pipe. In the preliminary results of its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Mexico for the period Nov. 1, 2014, through Oct. 31, 2015, the International Trade Administration has determined weighted average dumping margins of 2.14 percent to 7.32 percent for five exporters or producers. The ITA has also preliminarily determined that two companies had no shipments of subject goods to the U.S. during the period of review and has rescinded this review with respect to another company based on the petitioner’s withdrawal of its request for review.

In the preliminary results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Korea for the period Nov. 1, 2014, through Oct. 31, 2015, the ITA has determined a weighted average dumping margin of 1.77 percent for four producers or exporters and has also determined that one company had no exports, sales, or entries of subject goods to the U.S. during the period of review.

Diamond Sawblades. In the preliminary results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on diamond sawblades and parts thereof from China for the period Nov. 1, 2014, through Oct. 31, 2015, the TIA has determined weighted average dumping margins of 6.20 percent to 82.05 percent for a number of exporters.

Garlic. In the preliminary results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on fresh garlic from China for the period Nov. 1, 2014, through Oct. 31, 2015, the ITA has determined weighted average dumping margins of $2.27/kg to $4.71/kg for seven exporters and the China-wide entity. The ITA has also (a) determined that two mandatory respondents failed to cooperate to the best of their ability and are part of the China-wide entity, (b) rescinded this review with respect to 14 companies based on timely requests for withdrawal, and (c) determined that ten companies had no reviewable transactions during the period of review.

MSG. In the final results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on monosodium glutamate from China for the period May 8, 2014, through Oct. 31, 2015, the ITA has determined that all 38 exporters subject to this review are part of the China-wide entity, which is currently subject to a 40.41 percent AD duty rate. AD duties based on this rate will be assessed on entries of subject goods during the period of review, and AD cash deposits at this rate will be required for subject goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after Dec. 9.

PET Film. In the final results of its administrative review of the AD duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip from Taiwan for the period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, the ITA has determined a weighted average dumping margin of zero for Nan Ya Plastics Corporation. As a result, no AD duties will be assessed on entries of subject goods from Nan Ya during the period of review, and no AD cash deposits will be required for such goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after Dec. 9. The ITC has also determined that Shinkong Materials Technology Corporation had no shipments of subject goods to the U.S. during the period of review.

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