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Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh from Mexico

Case Summary

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

II. Product:

The merchandise covered by this Petition is standard steel welded wire mesh, which may also be referred to as welded wire fabric, welded wire cloth, or welded wire reinforcement. Wire mesh is a metal wire screen made from low carbon steel wire rods that are drawn or rolled to a uniform size and formed into a sheet or roll of uniformly-sized grids that are welded at the intersections of the parallel and perpendicular wires. Standard steel wire mesh is defined by the styles identified in the requested scope. See infra section I.E.S. Specifically excluded from the scope of the Petition is wire mesh produced from steel wire that has been galvanized or coated with an epoxy coating either before or after welding.

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III.  HTS classifications:

Wire mesh is classified under HTSUS statistical reporting numbers 7314.20.0000 and 7314.39.0000.

IV.  Date of Filing: June 30, 2020

V.  Petitioners: Insteel Industries Inc. Mid-South Wire Company, National Wire LLC, Oklahoma Steel & Wire Co., and Wire Mesh Corp.

VI.  Foreign Producers/Exporters:

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VII.  US Importers named:

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


IX.  Comments:

A.  Projected date of ITC Preliminary Conference: July 21, 2020. 

B.  The earliest theoretical date for retroactive suspension of liquidation for the AD is September 8, 2020; CVD is July 20, 2020.

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C.  Volume and Value of Imports: Please contact our office for a summary of the data filed with the petition.

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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