8 Dec 2017
Following are summaries of current AD/CV actions targeting mainland Chinese manufacturers taken by the DOC.
Product: Seamless refined copper pipe and tube, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7411.10.1030, 7411.10.1090,7407.10.1500, 7419.99.5050, 8415.90.8065 and 8415.90.8085.
Nature of Notice: Final results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-964, effective 20 November 2017.
Summary: The DOC has determined that the five remaining companies under review for the period 1 November 2015 through 31 October 2016 do not qualify for a separate rate and are therefore considered a part of the China-wide entity, subject to a 60.85 percent rate.
Product: Certain tissue paper products, classified under HTSUS subheadings 4802.30, 4802.54, 4802.61, 4802.62, 4802.69, 4804.31.1000, 4804.31.2000, 4804.31.4020, 4804.31.4040, 4804.31.6000, 4804.39, 4805.91.1090, 4805.91.5000, 4805.91.7000, 4806.40, 4808.30, 4808.90, 4811.90, 4823.90, 4802.50.00, 4802.90.00, 4805.91.90 and 9505.90.40.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-894, effective 21 November 2017.
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily determined in the administrative review for the period 1 March 2016 through 28 February 2017 that mandatory respondent Global Key Inc. is not eligible for a separate rate and should therefore remain part of the China-wide entity. Additionally, the DOC has preliminarily determined that mandatory respondent Chung Rhy Special Paper Mill Co. Ltd. had no shipments during the period of review.
Product: Certain cold-drawn mechanical tubing, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7304.31.3000, 7304.31.6050, 7304.51.1000, 7304.51.5005, 7304.51.5060, 7306.30.5015, 7306.30.5020, 7306.50.5030, 7306.30.1000 and 7306.50.1000.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary affirmative determination, preliminary affirmative critical circumstances determination, and postponement of final determination in AD investigation A-570-058, effective 22 November 2017.
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following dumping margins for imports of subject merchandise. The DOC will instruct CBP to begin collecting AD cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at these rates. If both the DOC and the USITC issue affirmative final determinations in this case, the DOC will issue an AD duty order and require AD cash deposits at the rates specified therein, which could be different from those set forth below.
|Cash Deposit Adjusted for Subsidy Offset|
|Jiangsu Hongyi Steel Pipe Co. Ltd.||Jiangsu Hongyi Steel Pipe Co. Ltd.||186.89%||186.89%|
|Zhangjiagang Huacheng Import & Export Co. Ltd.||Zhangjiagang Huacheng Import & Export Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.57%|
|Anji Pengda Steel Pipe Co. Ltd.||Anji Pengda Steel Pipe Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.58%|
|Changshu Fushilai Steel Pipe Co. Ltd.||Changshu Fushilai Steel Pipe Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.58%|
|Changshu Special Shaped Steel Tube Co. Ltd.||Changshu Special Shaped Steel Tube Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.58%|
|Jiangsu Liwan Precision Tube Manufacturing Co. Ltd.||Suzhou Foster International Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.58%|
|Zhangjiagang Precision Tube Manufacturing Co. Ltd.||Suzhou Foster International Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.58%|
|Wuxi Dajin High-Precision Cold-Drawn Steel Tube Co. Ltd.||Wuxi Huijin International Trade Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.58%|
|Zhangjiagang Shengdingyuan Pipe-Making Co. Ltd.||Zhangjiagang Shengdingyuan Pipe-Making Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.58%|
|Zhejiang Minghe Steel Pipe Co. Ltd.||Zhejiang Minghe Steel Pipe Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.58%|
|Zhejiang Dingxin Steel Tube Manufacturing Co. Ltd.||Zhejiang Dingxin Steel Tube Manufacturing Co. Ltd.||61.59%||61.58%|
The DOC has also preliminarily determined that critical circumstances exist for mandatory respondent Jiangsu Hongyi Steel Pipe Co. Ltd., the separate-rate companies and the China-wide entity, but do not exist for mandatory respondent Zhangjiagang Huacheng Import & Export Co. Ltd. Finally, the DOC has postponed its final determination until 6 April 2018 and has extended the provisional measures from a four-month period to a period not greater than six months.
Product: Cast iron soil pipe fittings, classified under HTSUS subheading 7307.11.0045.
Nature of Notice: Postponement of preliminary determination in AD investigation A-570-062, effective 27 November 2017.
Summary: The DOC has decided to postpone its preliminary determination in this investigation from 20 December to 8 February. The preliminary determination will indicate whether the DOC is likely to establish AD duties on imports of subject merchandise.
Product: Tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished, classified under HTSUS subheadings 8482.20.00, 8482.91.00.50, 8482.99.15, 8482.99.45, 8483.20.40, 8483.20.80, 8483.30.80, 8483.90.20, 8483.90.30, 8483.90.80, 8708.70.6060, 8708.99.2300, 8708.99.4850, 8708.99.6890, 8708.99.8115 and 8708.99.8180.
Nature of Notice: Partial rescission of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-601, effective 27 November 2017.
Summary: The DOC has rescinded based on the timely withdrawal of the review requests its administrative review of imports of subject merchandise from four companies for the period 1 June 2016 through 31 May 2017. As a result, the cash deposit rates for subject merchandise from these companies will continue to be the rates established in the most recently completed administrative review.
Product: Crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules, classified under HTSUS subheadings 8501.31.8000, 8501.61.0000, 8507.20.80, 8541.40.6020 and 8541.40.6030.
Nature of Notice: Initiation of changed circumstances review in AD investigation A-570-979 and CV investigation C-570-980, effective 27 November 2017.
Summary: In this changed circumstances review the DOC is considering whether to revoke these AD and CV duty orders with respect to panels with a surface area from 3,450 mm2 to 33,782 mm2, with one black wire and one red wire (each of type 22 AWG or 24 AWG not more than 206 mm in length when measured from panel extrusion), and not exceeding 2.9 volts, 1.1 amps and 3.19 watts. No panel must contain an internal battery or external computer peripheral ports. While the petitioner agrees with the exclusion request, the DOC is providing interested parties with the opportunity to address the issue of domestic industry support with respect to the requested partial revocation.
Product: Certain stilbenic optical brightening agents, classified under HTSUS subheadings 2933.69.6050, 2921.59.4000, 2921.59.8090 and 3204.20.8000.
Nature of Notice: Continuation of AD duty order A-570-972, effective 27 November 2017.
Summary: The USITC determined on 13 October that revocation of the AD duty order on subject merchandise would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the U.S. within a reasonably foreseeable time. Accordingly, the DOC has extended the order for an additional five years.
Product: Certain tool chests and cabinets, classified under HTSUS subheadings 7326.90.3500, 7326.90.8688, 9403.20.0021, 9403.20.0026 and 9403.20.0030.
Nature of Notice: Final affirmative determination in investigation C-570-057, effective 29 November 2017.
Summary: The DOC has established the following subsidy rates for imports of subject merchandise. If the USITC issues a final affirmative injury determination in this case, the DOC will issue a CV duty order and instruct CBP to collect CV cash deposits on imports of subject merchandise at the following rates.
|Jiangsu Tongrun Equipment Technology Co. Ltd.||15.09|
|Zhongshan Geelong Manufacturing Co. Ltd.||14.03|
|Allround Hardware Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Beijing Kang Jie Kong International Cargo Agent Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Changshu Zhongcheng Tool Box Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Changzhou City Hongfei Metalwork Corporation||95.96|
|Changzhou Machan Steel Furniture Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|China National Electronics Import and Export Ningbo Co.||95.96|
|Foshan Lishida Metal Products Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Gem-Year Industrial Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Guangdong Hisense Home Appliances Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Guerjie Enterprise Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Haiyan Dingfeng Fasteners Ltd.||95.96|
|Hangzhou Xiaoshan Import and Export Trading Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Hyxion Metal Industry||14.39|
|Jiaxing Pinyou Import & Export Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Jin Rong Hua Le Metal Manufactures Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Jinhua JG Tools Manufacturing Co.||14.39|
|Jinhua Yahu Tools Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Keesung Manufacturing Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Kingstar Tools Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Liyang Flying Industry Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Meridian International Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Ningbo Better Design Industry Co. Ltd||95.96|
|Ningbo Hualei Tool Co. Ltd||95.96|
|Ningbo Jiufeng Electronic Tools||95.96|
|Ningbo Safewell International Holding Corp.||14.39|
|Ningbo Xiunan International Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Pinghu Chenda Storage Office Equipment Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Pooke Technology Co. Ltd||14.39|
|Shanghai All?Fast International Trade Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Shanghai All?Hop Industry Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Shanghai Delta International Trading||95.96|
|Shanghai Fairlong International Trading Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Shanghai ITPC Hardware Co. Ltd||14.39|
|Shanghai Legsteel Metal Products Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Shanghai Tung Hsing Technology Inc.||95.96|
|Shining Golden Yida Welding & Cutting Machinery Manufacture Ltd.||95.96|
|Suzhou Aomeijia Metallic Products Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Suzhou Goldenline Machinery Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Suzhou Xindadi Hardware Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Taixing Hutchin Mfg. Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Tong Ming Enterprise (Jiaxing) Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Trantex Product (Zhong Shan) Co. Ltd.||14.39|
|Wuyi Yunlin Steel Products Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Yangzhou Huayu Pipe Fitting Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Yangzhou Triple Harvest Power Tools Limited||14.39|
|Zhangjiagang Houfeng Machinery Co. Ltd.||95.96|
|Zhejiang KC Mechanical & Electrical||95.96|
|Zhejiang Zhenglian Corp.||95.96|
|Zhuhai Shichang Metals Ltd.||95.96|
Product: Glycine, classified under HTSUS subheading 2922.49.4020.
Nature of Notice: Rescission of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-836, effective 1 December 2017.
Summary: The DOC has rescinded based on the timely withdrawal of the review requests its administrative review of imports of subject merchandise from three companies for the period 1 March 2016 through 28 February 2017. As a result, the cash deposit rates for subject merchandise from these companies will continue to be the rates established in the most recently completed administrative review.
Product: Lightweight thermal paper, classified under HTSUS subheadings 3703.10.60, 4811.59.20, 4811.90.8000, 4811.90.8030, 4811.90.8040, 4811.90.8050, 4811.90.9000, 4811.90.9030, 4811.90.9035, 4811.90.9050, 4811.90.9080, 4811.90.9090, 4820.10.20 and 4823.40.00.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-920, effective 1 December 2017.
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily determined in the administrative review for the period 1 November 2015 through 31 October 2016 that Shenzhen Formers Printing Co. Ltd., Sailing International Limited and Suzhou Xiandai Paper Production Co. have not demonstrated their eligibility for a separate rate in this segment of the proceeding and should therefore be treated as part of the China-wide entity.