Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties on Imports of Low Melt Polyester Staple Fiber from the Republic of Korea and Taiwan

I.   Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Republic of Korea and Taiwan

II.   Product: The merchandise subject to this proceeding is synthetic staple fibers, not carded or combed, specifically bi-component polyester fibers having a polyester fiber component that melts at a lower temperature than the other polyester fiber component, used for bonding fibers together (“low melt PSF"). The scope includes bi-component polyester staple fibers of any denier or cut length. The subject merchandise may be coated, usually with a finish or dye, or not coated.

The following merchandise is excluded from the scope: (1) polyester staple fiber equal to or greater than 3.3 decitex (greater than 3 denier, inclusive) that are not bi-component fiber, currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States at subheadings 5503.20.0045 and5503.20.0065; (2) polyester staple fiber of less than 3.3 decitex (less than 3 denier) that are not bicomponent fiber, currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States at subheadings 5503.20.0025.

III.  HTS classifications: Low melt PSF is classifiable under the HTSUS subheading 5503.20.0015. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise under the order is dispositive.

IV.  Date of Filing: June 27, 2017

V.  Petitioners: Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, America

VI.  Foreign Producers/Exporters

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 VII.  US Importers named.   

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VIII.  Alleged Dumping Margin:

Republic of Korea: 32.95% - 45.84%;

Taiwan: 30.24% - 62.52%;

IX.  Comments:

A.     Projected date of ITC Preliminary Conference: July 18, 2017

        Please contact our office for a complete projected schedule for the AD investigation.

B.     The earliest theoretical date for retroactive suspension of liquidation for the antidumping duty is September 5, 2017;

C.     Volume and Value of Imports:

        Please contact our office for a summary of the data filed with the petition.

 


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