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Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Sodium Nitrite from India and Russia

Case Summary

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 anti-caking agent. Examples of names commonly used to reference sodium nitrite are nitrous acid, sodium salt, anti-rust, diazotizing salts, erinitrit, and filmerine. Sodium nitrite’s chemical composition is NaNO2, and it is generally classified under subheading 2834.10.1000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (“HTSUS”). The American Chemical Society Chemical Abstract Service (“CAS”) has assigned the name “sodium nitrite” to sodium nitrite. The CAS registry number is 7632-00-0. For purposes of the scope of these investigations, the narrative description is dispositive, not the tariff heading, CAS registry number or CAS name, which are provided for convenience and customs purposes.

III.  HTS classifications:

Sodium nitrite is classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheading 2834.10.1000, for “nitrites of sodium.”

IV.  Date of Filing: January 12, 2022

V.  Petitioners: Chemtrade Chemicals US LLC.

VI.  Foreign Producers/Exporters:

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VII.  US Importers named:

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VIII.  Alleged Dumping Margins (No CVD Margins Listed):

India: 75.1%              Russia: 187.8-265.5%

IX.  Comments:

A.  Projected date of ITC Preliminary Conference: February 2, 2022.

B.  The earliest theoretical date for retroactive suspension of liquidation for the AD is March 23, 2022; CVD is February 1, 2022.

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C.  Volume and Value of Imports:

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D.  List of Alleged Subsidy Programs:

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If you have questions regarding how this investigation may impact future imports of scope merchandise or whether a particular product is within the scope of the investigation, please contact one of our attorneys.

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