Final Determination in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Utility Scale Wind Towers from Canada, Indonesia, South Korea, and Vietnam
On June 30, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of utility scale wind towers from Canada, Indonesia, South Korea (Korea) (AD only), and Vietnam.
Final Dumping Rates
|Country||Exporter/Producer||Dumping Rates||Adjusted Dumping Rates |
|Canada||Marmen Inc./Marmen Energie Inc.||4.94%||4.94%|
|Indonesia||PT Kenertec Power System||8.53%||8.50%|
|Korea||Dongkuk S&C Co., Ltd.||5.41%||N/A|
|Vietnam||CS Wind Vietnam Co., Ltd. a/k/a CS Wind Tower Co., Ltd. and CS Wind Corporation (collectively, the CS Wind Group)||65.96%||63.80%|
Rates adjusted for export subsidies
Final Subsidy Rates
|Canada||Marmen Inc., Marmen Energie Inc., and Gestion Marmen Inc.||1.18%|
|Indonesia||PT Kenertec Power System||5.90%|
|Vietnam||CS Wind Vietnam Co., Ltd. a/k/a CS Wind Tower Co., Ltd.||2.84%|
|Event||AD Investigations||CVD Investigations|
|Petition Filed||July 9, 2019||July 9, 2019|
|DOC Initiation Date||July 29, 2019||July 29, 2019|
|ITC Preliminary Determinations||August 23, 2019||August 23, 2019|
|DOC Preliminary Determinations||February 4, 2020||December 6, 2019|
|DOC Final Determinations||June 29, 2020||June 29, 2020|
|ITC Final Determinations||August 13, 2020||August 13, 2020|
|Issuance of Orders||August 20, 2020||August 20, 2020|
This will take place only in the event of affirmative final determinations from Commerce and the ITC.
Note: Commerce preliminary and final determination deadlines are governed by statute. For AD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in section 733(b) and 735(a)(1)of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For CVD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a) of the Act.
|Canada||Volume (Metric Ton)||25,774||27,432||23,306|
|Indonesia||Volume (Metric Ton)||18,063||23,759||60,278|
|Korea||Volume (Metric Ton)||2,796||34,937||50,086|
|Vietnam||Volume (Metric Ton)||14,138||65,858|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 7308.20.0020.
The petitioner is Wind Tower Trade Coalition, whose members are Arcosa Wind Towers, Inc. (Dallas, TX) and Broadwind Towers, Inc. (Manitowoc, WI).
For general information and next steps, please refer to a list of final FAQs.
Additional case information including the scope of the investigation are on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). Once you log in, please refer to case numbers: A-122-867 and C-122-868 for Canada; A-560-833 and C-560-834 for Indonesia; A-580-902 for Korea; and A-552-825 and C-552-826 for Vietnam.
Commerce currently maintains 529 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.
Since the beginning of the Trump Administration, Commerce has initiated 262 new AD and CVD investigations - this is a 236 percent increase from the comparable period in the previous administration.