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REQUEST FOR CIRCUMVENTION INQUIRIES ON LIGHT-WALLED RECTANGULAR PIPE AND TUBE COMPLETED IN VIETNAM USING HOT-ROLLED STEEL MANUFACTURED IN CHINA AND TAIWAN

I.  Type of Action: Request for country-wide circumvention inquiries to determine whether light-walled rectangular pipe and tube (LWRPT) completed in Vietnam using hot-rolled steel manufactured in China and Taiwan are circumventing the antidumping duty (ADD) orders on LWRPT from China and Taiwan, and the countervailing duty (CVD) order on LWRPT from China. II.  Product: LWRPT […]

REQUEST FOR CIRCUMVENTION INQUIRIES ON CIRCULAR WELDED PIPE AND TUBE COMPLETED IN VIETNAM USING HOT-ROLLED STEEL MANUFACTURED IN CHINA, KOREA, AND TAIWAN

I.  Type of Action: Request for country-wide circumvention inquiries to determine whether circular welded non-alloy steel pipe and certain circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (collectively, CWP) completed in Vietnam using hot-rolled steel manufactured in China, Korea, and Taiwan are circumventing the antidumping duty (ADD) orders on CWP from China, Korea, and Taiwan, and […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON WHITE GRAPE JUICE CONCENTRATE FROM ARGENTINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”) and Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): Argentina II.  Proposed Scope of the Investigation: The scope of this investigation covers white grape juice concentrate with a Brix level of 65 to 68, whether in frozen or non-frozen forms. White grape juice concentrate is concentrated grape juice produced from grapes of the […]

PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES ON CERTAIN PRESERVED MUSHROOMS FROM FRANCE, NETHERLANDS, POLAND, AND SPAIN

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): France, Netherlands, Poland, and Spain. II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation is certain preserved mushrooms, whether imported whole, sliced, diced, or as stems and pieces. The preserved mushrooms covered under this investigation are the genus Agaricus. “Preserved mushrooms” refer to mushrooms that have been prepared or […]

COMMERCE DEPARTMENT INITIATES CIRCUMVENTION INVESTIGATION ON SOLAR CELLS AND MODULES EXPORTED FROM MALAYSIA, THAILAND, VIETNAM, AND CAMBODIA CONTAINING PARTS AND COMPONENTS PRODUCED IN CHINA

On March 28, 2022, the Department of Commerce (“DOC”) initiated a country-wide circumvention investigation on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, from the People’s Republic of China (“CSPV”), which are further processed in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and/or Cambodia prior to exportation to the United States.  The investigation was requested in a […]

PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON SODIUM NITRITE FROM INDIA AND RUSSIA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): India and Russia ; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): India and Russia II.  Product: The product covered by the requested antidumping and countervailing duty orders is sodium nitrite in any form, at any purity level. In addition, the sodium nitrite covered by these investigations may or may not contain an […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON BARIUM CHLORIDE FROM INDIA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): India ; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): India II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation is barium chloride,  a solid chemical compound which has the formula BaCl2 if it is in a powdered anhydrous form or the formula BaCl2–2H2O if it is in a crystalline form. The anhydrous form […]

PREPARE FOR THE APRIL 2022 CUSTOMS BROKER LICENSE EXAM

The Foreign Trade Association is offering a virtual course in preparation for the April 2022 Customs Broker License Exam.  The 11 week exam preparation course is taught by Erik Smithweiss of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP (GDLSK), a resident partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. The course starts on Monday, January 24, 2022.  This […]

COURT INVALIDATES SECTION 201 TARIFFS ON BIFACIAL SOLAR MODULES AND RATE INCREASE ON MONOFACIAL SOLAR MODULES

The U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT”) on November 16, 2021 invalidated the government’s imposition of Section 201 safeguard tariffs on “bifacial” solar modules, as well as the increase in 201 tariffs from 15% to 18% on monofacial solar modules. Solar Energy Indus. Ass’n v. United States, Slip Op. 21-154 (CIT Nov. 16, 2021) (“SEIA”): […]

PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES ON IMPORTS OF EMULSION STYRENE-BUTADIENE RUBBER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC, ITALY, AND RUSSIA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Czech Republic, Italy, and Russia II.  Product: The product covered by this investigation is cold-polymerized emulsion styrenebutadiene rubber (“ESB rubber”). The scope of the investigation includes, but is not limited to, ESB rubber in primary forms, bales, granules, crumbs, pellets, powders, plates, sheets, strip, etc. ESB rubber consists […]