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AD/CV News: Steel Plate, Flat-Rolled Steel, Sawblades, Scope Rulings, Pipes and Tubes

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The International Trade Administration and/or International Trade Commission have recently announced the following actions in antidumping and countervailing duty cases.

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

Cut-to-length plate – preliminary results of administrative reviews of AD duty orders on carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate for the period Nov. 14, 2016, through April 30, 2018, with the following dumping margins

- 4.91 to 13.27 percent for Belgium

- 5.29 percent for France

- 1.26 to 1.63 percent for Italy

- 20.09 percent for Korea

- 2.59 percent for Taiwan

Flat-rolled steel – dumping margin of zero in preliminary results of administrative review of AD duty order on diffusion-annealed, nickel-plated, flat-rolled steel products from Japan for the period May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018

Sawblades – final determination that diamond sawblades made with Chinese cores and/or Chinese segments joined in Thailand by Diamond Tools Technology (Thailand) Co. Ltd. and then exported from Thailand to the U.S. are circumventing the AD duty order on diamond sawblades and parts thereof from China and requirement for AD cash deposit on entries of such goods at the China-wide rate, which is currently 82.05 percent

Scope rulings – list of scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2018, with respect to AD and/or CV duty orders on the following

- aluminum extrusions from China

- carbon steel butt-weld pipe fittings from China

- circular welded austenitic stainless steel pressure pipe from China

- circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from China

- corrosion-resistant steel products from China and Korea

- hand trucks and parts thereof from China

- kitchen appliance shelving and racks from China

- raw flexible magnets from China

- seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from China

- steel nails from China

Welded pipes and tubes – dumping margins of 18.55 to 87.39 percent in preliminary results of administrative review of AD duty order on welded carbon steel standard pipes and tubes from India for the period May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018

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