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PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON COLLATED STEEL STAPLES FROM KOREA, THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, AND TAIWAN

I. Type of Action:
Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Korea, China, and Taiwan.
Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China.

II. Product:
The merchandise subject to this Petition are collated steel staples made from steel wire having a nominal diameter ranging from 0.0345 inch to 0.0830 inch, inclusive, have a nominal leg length from 0.25 inch to 3.0 inches, inclusive, and a nominal crown width from 0.187 inch to 1.125 inch, inclusive. The collated steel staples may be manufactured from any type of steel, and are included in the scope of the investigation regardless of whether they are uncoated or coated, regardless of the type or number of coatings, including but not limited to coatings to inhibit corrosion. The collated steel staples may be collated using any material or combination of materials, including but not limited to adhesive, glue, and adhesive film or paper or adhesive tape.

III. HTS classifications: 8305.20.0000

IV. Date of Filing: June 6, 2019

V. Petitioners: Kyocera Senco Industrial Tools, Inc.

VI. Foreign Producers/Exporters:

Please contact our office for a list filed with the petition.

VII. US Importers:

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

Korea: 10.23-14.25%, China: 119.68-122.92%, Taiwan 47.35%

IX. Comments:

A. Projected date of ITC Preliminary Conference: June 27, 2019.

B. The earliest theoretical date for retroactive suspension of liquidation for the AD is August 15 2019; CVD is June 26, 2019.

Please contact our office for a complete projected schedule for the AD/CVD investigations.

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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