Final Determination in Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Oil Country Tubular Goods from Argentina, Mexico, Russia, and South Korea
On September 26, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from Argentina, Mexico, and Russia; and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of OCTG from Russia and South Korea.
Final Dumping Rates
|Mexico||Tubos de Acero de Mexico, S.A.||44.93 %|
|All Others||44.93 %|
|Country||Producer/Exporter||Dumping Rates||Adjusted Dumping Rate|
|Russia||JSC Vyksa Steel Works||12.84%||12.53%|
|Volzhsky Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Public Joint-Stock Company Trubnaya Metallurgicheskaya Kompaniya / Sinarsky Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Seversky Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Taganrog Metallurgical Plant, Joint Stock Company / Pervouralsk Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Chelyabinsk Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Orsky Machine Building Plant, Joint Stock Company||184.21%||184.21%|
 Cash deposit rates adjusted for export subsidy offsets.
Final Subsidy Rates
|Russia||JSC Vyksa Steel Works||1.59%|
|Volzhsky Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company; Sinarsky Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company; Seversky Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company; Taganrog Metallurgical Plant, Joint Stock Company; Orsky Machine Building Plant, Joint Stock Company; and PAO TMK||1.30%|
|South Korea||Hyundai Steel Company||0.25% (de minimis)|
|SeAH Steel Corporation; SeAH Steel Holding Corporation||1.33%|
|Event||AD Investigation(s)||CVD Investigation|
|Petitions Filed||October 6, 2021||October 6, 2021|
|DOC Initiation Date||October 26, 2021||October 26, 2021|
|ITC Preliminary Determinations||November 22, 2021||November 22, 2021|
|DOC Preliminary Determinations||May 4, 2022||March 7, 2022|
|DOC Final Determinations||September 23, 2022||September 23, 2022|
|ITC Final Determinations||November 7, 2022||November 7, 2022|
|Issuance of Orders ||November 14, 2022||November 14, 2022|
 This will take place only in the event of affirmative final determinations from Commerce and the International Trade Commission (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.
|Value (USD)||$208.3 million||$19.2 million||$180.3 million|
|Value (USD)||$301.9 million||$212.1 million||$465.6 million|
|Value (USD)||$176.5 million||$31.4 million||$106.1 million|
|South Korea||Volume (MT)||457,417||408,308||273,378|
|Value (USD)||$402.0 million||$376.8 million||$194.6 million|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 7304.29.10.10, 7304.29.10.20, 7304.29.10.30, 7304.29.10.40, 7304.29.10.50, 7304.29.10.60, 7304.29.10.80, 7304.29.20.10, 7304.29.20.20, 7304.29.20.30, 7304.29.20.40, 7304.29.20.50, 7304.29.20.60, 7304.29.20.80, 7304.29.31.10, 7304.29.31.20, 7304.29.31.30, 7304.29.31.40, 7304.29.31.50, 7304.29.31.60, 7304.29.31.80, 7304.29.41.10, 7304.29.41.20, 7304.29.41.30, 7304.29.41.40, 7304.29.41.50, 7304.29.41.60, 7304.29.41.80, 7304.29.50.15, 7304.29.50.30, 7304.29.50.45, 7304.29.50.60, 7304.29.50.75, 7304.29.61.15, 7304.29.61.30, 7304.29.61.45, 7304.29.61.60, 7304.29.61.75, 7305.20.20.00, 7305.20.40.00, 7305.20.60.00, 7305.20.80.00, 7306.29.10.30, 7306.29.10.90, 7306.29.20.00, 7306.29.31.00, 7306.29.41.00, 7306.29.60.10,7306.29.60.50, 7306.29.81.10, and 7306.29.81.50).
The petitioners are Borusan Mannesmann Pipe U.S., Inc. (Baytown, TX); PTC Liberty Tubulars LLC (Liberty, TX); U.S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA); United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC (Pittsburgh, PA); and Welded Tube USA, Inc. (Lackawanna, NY).
For general information and next steps, please refer to a list of FAQs for the final determination.
Additional case information including the scope of the investigations 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-357-824, A-201-856, and A-821- 833, for the AD Argentina, Mexico, and Russia investigations, respectively; and C-821-834 and C-580- 913, for the CVD Russia and South Korea investigations, respectively.
Commerce currently maintains 662 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.