The U.S International Trade Commission (ITC) today voted unanimously that the domestic tin mill product (TMP) industry is not materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of TMP imported from Canada, China, and Germany. As a result, antidumping and countervailing duties (ADD/CVD) will not be assessed on TMP imported from these countries, and any ADD/CVD cash deposits on entries prior to the vote will be refunded.
GDLSK represented the Chinese TMP industry in this case. Working together with counsel representing other countries and the U.S. canning industry, we fully participated in this multi-country investigation, focusing our attention on convincing the ITC that Chinese imports did not threaten domestic producers with material injury. GDLSK’s clients had the most at stake in this ITC investigation because ADD/CVD rates on TMP from China were more than 450%. By contrast, rates for the other targeted countries were less than 7%.