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AD/CV Notices

Following are summaries of current AD/CV actions targeting mainland Chinese manufacturers taken by the DOC.

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: Final results and partial rescission of administrative review in CV investigation C-570-980, effective 17 July 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-07-17/pdf/2017-14957.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has established the following subsidy rates for imports of subject merchandise during the period 1 January through 31 December 2014. CBP will assess CV duties on all appropriate entries using these rates, which will also be used to determine new CV cash deposit requirements.

CompanySubsidy Rate
Canadian Solar Manufacturing (Changshu) and its cross-owned affiliates18.30%
Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co. Ltd. and its cross-owned affiliates17.14%
BYD (Shangluo) Industrial Co. Ltd.17.53%
Chint Solar (Zhejiang) Co. Ltd.17.53%
ET Solar Energy Limited17.53%
ET Solar Industry Limited17.53%
Hangzhou Sunny Energy Science and Technology Co. Ltd.17.53%
Jiawei Solarchina Co. Ltd.17.53%
Jiawei Solarchina (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd.17.53%
Lightway Green New Energy Co. Ltd.17.53%
Luoyang Suntech Power Co. Ltd.17.53%
Ningbo Qixin Solar Electrical Appliance Co. Ltd.17.53%
Shanghai BYD Co. Ltd.17.53%
Shenzhen Topray Solar Co. Ltd.17.53%
Systemes Versilis Inc.17.53%
Taizhou BD Trade Co. Ltd.17.53%
tenKsolar (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.17.53%
Toenergy Technology Hangzhou Co. Ltd.17.53%
Wuxi Suntech Power Co. Ltd.17.53%


The DOC has also rescinded its review of the following companies because they timely withdrew their review requests: Jinko Solar Co. Ltd., JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc., Jinko Solar Import and Export Co. Ltd., JinkoSolar International Limited and Zhejiang Jinko Solar Co. Ltd. (collectively the Jinko Solar companies); JA Solar Technology Yangzhou Co. Ltd., Shanghai JA Solar Technology Co. Ltd. and JingAo Solar Co. Ltd. (collectively the JA Solar companies); Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited; ERA Solar Co. Limited; and Zhejiang Sunflower Light Energy Science & Technology Limited Liability Company.

Product: Certain hardwood plywood products, classified under HTSUS subheadings 4412.10.0500, 4412.31.0520, 4412.31.0540, 4412.31.0560, 4412.31.2510, 4412.31.2520, 4412.31.4040, 4412.31.4050, 4412.31.4060, 4412.31.4075, 4412.31.4080, 4412.31.5125, 4412.31.5135, 4412.31.5155, 4412.31.5165, 4412.31.5175, 4412.31.6000, 4412.31.9100, 4412.32.0520, 4412.32.0540, 4412.32.0565, 4412.32.0570, 4412.32.2510, 4412.32.2525, 4412.32.2530, 4412.32.3125, 4412.32.3135, 4412.32.3155, 4412.32.3165, 4412.32.3175, 4412.32.3185, 4412.32.5600, 4412.94.1030, 4412.94.1050, 4412.94.3105, 4412.94.3111, 4412.94.3121, 4412.94.3141, 4412.94.3161, 4412.94.3175, 4412.94.4100, 4412.99.0600, 4412.99.1020, 4412.99.1030, 4412.99.1040, 4412.99.3110, 4412.99.3120, 4412.99.3130, 4412.99.3140, 4412.99.3150, 4412.99.3160, 4412.99.3170, 4412.99.4100, 4412.99.5115, 4412.99.5710, 4412.39.1000, 4412.39.3000, 4412.39.4011, 4412.39.4012, 4412.39.4019, 4412.39.4031, 4412.39.4032, 4412.39.4039, 4412.39.4051, 4412.39.4052, 4412.39.4059, 4412.39.4061, 4412.39.4062, 4412.39.4069, 4412.39.5010, 4412.39.5030, 4412.39.5050, 4412.99.6000, 4412.99.7000, 4412.99.8000, 4412.99.9000, 4412.10.9000, 4412.94.5100, 4412.94.9500 and 4412.99.9500.
Nature of Notice: Amended preliminary determination in AD investigation A-570-051, effective 17 July 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-07-17/pdf/2017-14956.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has amended its preliminary determination in this investigation to correct ministerial errors with respect to the identification of companies receiving a separate rate. Specifically, the DOC has corrected certain typographical errors and added certain separate rate respondents to the list of exporters that received a separate rate, as shown below.

ExporterProducerDumping MarginCash Deposit Rate
Suqian Yaorun Trade Co. Ltd.Pizhou Jiangshan Wood Co. Ltd.57.36%57.07%
Suqian Yaorun Trade Co. Ltd.Suqian Bairun Wood Co. Ltd.57.36%57.07%
Shandong Anxin Timber Co. Ltd.Shandong Anxin Timber Co. Ltd.57.36%57.07%
Pizhou Jin Sheng Yuan International Trade Co. Ltd.Xuzhou Chengxin Wood Co. Ltd.57.36%57.07%
Pizhou Jin Sheng Yuan International Trade Co. Ltd.Xuzhou Golden River Wood Co. Ltd.57.36%57.07%
Xuzhou Shuiwangxing Trading Co. Ltd.Fengxian Jihe Wood Industry Co. Ltd.57.36%57.07%
Cosco Star International Co. Ltd.Pingyi Jinniu Wood Co. Ltd.57.36%57.07%


Product:
Aluminium extrusions, classified under HTSUS subheadings 9031.90.90.95, 7610.10.00, 7610.90.00, 7615.10.30, 7615.10.71, 7615.10.91, 7615.19.10, 7615.19.30, 7615.19.50, 7615.19.70, 7615.19.90, 7615.20.00, 7616.99.10, 7616.99.50, 8479.89.98, 8479.90.94, 8513.90.20, 9403.10.00, 9403.20.00, 7604.21.00.00, 7604.29.10.00, 7604.29.3010, 7604.29.3050, 7604.29.5030, 7604.29.5060, 7608.20.0030, 7608.20.0090, 8302.10.3000, 8302.10.6030, 8302.10.6060, 8302.10.6090, 8302.20.0000, 8302.30.3010, 8302.30.3060, 8302.41.3000, 8302.41.6015, 8302.41.6045, 8302.41.6050, 8302.41.6080, 8302.42.3010, 8302.42.3015, 8302.42.3065, 8302.49.6035, 8302.49.6045, 8302.49.6055, 8302.49.6085, 8302.50.0000, 8302.60.9000, 8305.10.0050, 8306.30.0000, 8418.99.8005, 8418.99.8050, 8418.99.8060, 8419.90.1000, 8422.90.0640, 8479.90.8500, 8486.90.0000, 8487.90.0080, 8503.00.9520, 8515.90.2000, 8516.90.5000, 8516.90.8050, 8708.80.6590, 9401.90.5081, 9403.90.1040, 9403.90.1050, 9403.90.1085, 9403.90.2540, 9403.90.2580, 9403.90.4005, 9403.90.4010, 9403.90.4060, 9403.90.5005, 9403.90.5010, 9403.90.5080, 9403.90.6005, 9403.90.6010, 9403.90.6080, 9403.90.7005, 9403.90.7010, 9403.90.7080, 9403.90.8010, 9403.90.8015, 9403.90.8020, 9403.90.8030, 9403.90.8041, 9403.90.8051, 9403.90.8061, 9506.51.4000, 9506.51.6000, 9506.59.4040, 9506.70.2090, 9506.91.0010, 9506.91.0020, 9506.91.0030, 9506.99.0510, 9506.99.0520, 9506.99.0530, 9506.99.1500, 9506.99.2000, 9506.99.2580, 9506.99.2800, 9506.99.5500, 9506.99.6080, 9507.30.2000, 9507.30.4000, 9507.30.6000, 9507.90.6000, 9603.90.8050, 7610.10, 7610.90, 7615.19, 7615.20, 7616.99, 8418.99.8050 and 8418.99.8060.
Nature of Notice: Second amended final scope ruling pursuant to court decision in AD investigation A-570-967 and CV investigation C-570-968, effective 18 July 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-07-18/pdf/2017-15040.pdf)
Summary: On 28 March, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Court of International Trade and sustained the DOC’s original scope ruling in which it found that Meridian Products LLC’s refrigerator/freezer trim kits did not satisfy the finished goods kit exclusion under the AD and CV duty orders on subject merchandise. Accordingly, the DOC will instruct CBP to continue to suspend liquidation of Meridian’s refrigerator/freezer trim kits until appropriate liquidation instructions are sent.

Product: Fresh garlic, classified under HTSUS subheadings 0703.20.0000, 0703.20.0010, 0703.20.0015, 0703.20.0020, 0703.20.0090, 0710.80.7060, 0710.80.9750, 0711.90.6000, 0711.90.6500, 2005.90.9500, 2005.90.9700 and 2005.99.9700.
Nature of Notice: Court decision not in harmony with final rescission of new shipper review in AD investigation A-570-831, effective 5 June 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-07-19/pdf/2017-15140.pdf)
Summary: The CIT on 26 May sustained the DOC’s final results of re-determination pursuant to a remand of a new shipper review of subject merchandise produced and exported by Shijiazhuang Goodman Trading Co. Ltd. during the period 1 November 2011 through 31 October 2012. The DOC initially determined that this company did not make a bona fide sale during the period of review but has since found that Shijiazhuang Goodman is eligible for a rate of US$0.08 per kilogramme.

Product: Narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge, classified under HTSUS subheadings 5806.32.1020, 5806.32.1030, 5806.32.1050, 5806.32.1060, 5806.31.00, 5806.32.20, 5806.39.20, 5806.39.30, 5808.90.00, 5810.91.00, 5810.99.90, 5903.90.10, 5903.90.25, 5907.00.60, 5907.00.80, 5806.32.1080, 5810.92.9080, 5903.90.3090 and 6307.90.9889.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary results and preliminary partial rescission of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-952, effective 19 July 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-07-19/pdf/2017-15139.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily determined that neither Huzhou Unifull Label Fabric Co. Ltd. nor Huzhou Kingdom Coating Industry Co. Ltd. have established eligibility for a separate rate in the administrative review for the period 1 September 2015 through 31 August 2016. The DOC has also rescinded its review of Huzhou BeiHeng Textile Co. Ltd. and Huzhou Siny Label Material Co. Ltd. based on the timely withdrawal of the review requests.

Product: Aluminium extrusions, classified under HTSUS subheadings 9031.90.90.95, 7610.10.00, 7610.90.00, 7615.10.30, 7615.10.71, 7615.10.91, 7615.19.10, 7615.19.30, 7615.19.50, 7615.19.70, 7615.19.90, 7615.20.00, 7616.99.10, 7616.99.50, 8479.89.98, 8479.90.94, 8513.90.20, 9403.10.00, 9403.20.00, 7604.21.00.00, 7604.29.10.00, 7604.29.3010, 7604.29.3050, 7604.29.5030, 7604.29.5060, 7608.20.0030, 7608.20.0090, 8302.10.3000, 8302.10.6030, 8302.10.6060, 8302.10.6090, 8302.20.0000, 8302.30.3010, 8302.30.3060, 8302.41.3000, 8302.41.6015, 8302.41.6045, 8302.41.6050, 8302.41.6080, 8302.42.3010, 8302.42.3015, 8302.42.3065, 8302.49.6035, 8302.49.6045, 8302.49.6055, 8302.49.6085, 8302.50.0000, 8302.60.9000, 8305.10.0050, 8306.30.0000, 8418.99.8005, 8418.99.8050, 8418.99.8060, 8419.90.1000, 8422.90.0640, 8479.90.8500, 8486.90.0000, 8487.90.0080, 8503.00.9520, 8515.90.2000, 8516.90.5000, 8516.90.8050, 8708.80.6590, 9401.90.5081, 9403.90.1040, 9403.90.1050, 9403.90.1085, 9403.90.2540, 9403.90.2580, 9403.90.4005, 9403.90.4010, 9403.90.4060, 9403.90.5005, 9403.90.5010, 9403.90.5080, 9403.90.6005, 9403.90.6010, 9403.90.6080, 9403.90.7005, 9403.90.7010, 9403.90.7080, 9403.90.8010, 9403.90.8015, 9403.90.8020, 9403.90.8030, 9403.90.8041, 9403.90.8051, 9403.90.8061, 9506.51.4000, 9506.51.6000, 9506.59.4040, 9506.70.2090, 9506.91.0010, 9506.91.0020, 9506.91.0030, 9506.99.0510, 9506.99.0520, 9506.99.0530, 9506.99.1500, 9506.99.2000, 9506.99.2580, 9506.99.2800, 9506.99.5500, 9506.99.6080, 9507.30.2000, 9507.30.4000, 9507.30.6000, 9507.90.6000, 9603.90.8050, 7610.10, 7610.90, 7615.19, 7615.20, 7616.99, 8418.99.8050 and 8418.99.8060.
Nature of Notice: Final affirmative determination of circumvention and rescission of minor alterations anti-circumvention inquiry in AD investigation A-570-967 and CV investigation C-570-968, effective 26 July 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-07-26/pdf/2017-15683.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has determined that heat-treated extruded aluminium products that meet the chemical specifications for 5050-grade aluminium alloy, regardless of producer, exporter or importer, constitute later-developed merchandise and are circumventing the AD and CV duty orders on aluminium extrusions from the mainland. The DOC will direct CBP to (i) continue to suspend liquidation of the aforementioned aluminium products entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after 21 March 2016; and (ii) continue to require a cash deposit of estimated duties at the rate applicable to the exporter on all unliquidated entries entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after that date. The DOC has also rescinded its minor alterations anti-circumvention review of subject merchandise.

Product: Chlorinated isocyanurates, classified under HTSUS subheadings 2933.69.6015, 2933.69.021, 2933.69.6050, 3808.40.5000, 3808.50.4000 and 3808.94.5000.
Nature of Notice: Preliminary results of administrative review in AD investigation A-570-898, effective 28 July 2017.
Link: (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-07-28/pdf/2017-15942.pdf)
Summary: The DOC has preliminarily established the following dumping margins for imports of subject merchandise during the period 1 June 2015 through 31 May 2016. If these results are finalised, CBP will assess AD duties on all appropriate entries using these rates, which will also be used to determine new AD cash deposit requirements.

ExporterWeighted-Average
Dumping Margin
Heze Huayi Chemical Co. Ltd.16.06%
Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co. Ltd.24.82%
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