GDLSK: Grunfeld Desiderio Lebowitz Silverman & Klestadt LLP

Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Certain Non-Refillable Cylinders from India

Case Summary

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): India; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): India

II.  Proposed Scope of the Investigations:

The merchandise covered by these petitions is certain seamed (welded or brazed), non-refillable steel cylinders meeting the requirements of, or produced to meet the requirements of, U.S. Department of Transportation specification 39, TransportCanada specification 39M, or United Nations pressure receptacle standard ISO 11118 and otherwise meeting the description provided below (“non-refillable steel cylinders”). The subject non-refillable steel cylinders are portable and range from 100-cubic inch (1.6 liter) water capacity to 1,526-cubic inch (25 liter) water capacity.  Subject non-refillable steel cylinders may be imported with or without a valve and/or pressure release device and are unfilled at the time of importation. Non-refillable steel cylinders filled with pressurized air otherwise meeting the physical description above are covered by these orders.

Specifically excluded are seamless non-refillable steel cylinders.

III.  HTS classifications:

The merchandise subject to these orders is properly classified under statistical reporting numbers 7311.00.0060 and 7311.00.0090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (“HTSUS”). The merchandise may also enter under HTSUS statistical reporting numbers 7310.29.0030 and 7310.29.0065.  Although the HTSUS statistical reporting numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise is dispositive.

IV.  Date of Filing: April 27, 2023

V.  Petitioners: Worthington Industries

VI.  Foreign Producers/Exporters:

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VII.  US Importers named:

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VIII.  Alleged Dumping Margins (per cent):

India: 11.20 – 56.52

IX.  Comments:

A.  Projected date of ITC Preliminary Conference: May 18, 2023.

B.  The earliest theoretical date for retroactive suspension of liquidation for the AD is July 6, 2023; CVD is May 17, 2023.

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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 current and future imports of scope merchandise or whether a particular product is within the scope of the investigation, please contact one of our attorneys.

Type of Action
HTS Classifications
Date of Filing
Foreign Producers and Exporters
US Named Importers
Alleged Dumping Margins
Additional Notes