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Final Determination in Antidumping Duty Investigation of Certain Glass Containers from China

Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Certain Glass Containers from China

On September 14, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of certain glass containers from China.

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates
China Guangdong Huaxing Glass Co., Ltd. / Guangdong Huaxing Glass Co., Ltd. 44.10%
Guangdong Huaxing Glass Co., Ltd. / Foshan Huaxing Glass Co., Ltd. 44.10%
Qixia Changyu Glass Co., Ltd. / Qixia Changyu Glass Co., Ltd. 31.07%
Separate Rate Compaines 35.71%
All Others 255.68%
Event AD Investigation
Petition Filed September 25, 2019
DOC Initiation Date October 15, 2019
ITC Preliminary Determinations November 12, 2019
DOC Preliminary Determinations April 22, 2020
DOC Final Determinations September 11, 2020
ITC Final Determinations October 26, 2020
Issuance of Orders[1] November 2, 2020

[1]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.

Country Volume/Value 2017 2018 2019
China Volume (Gross) 12,562,235 14,244,132 11,508,222
Value (USD) $330,813,010 $371,213,007 $293,086,008

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7010.90.5005, 7010.90.5009, 7010.90.5015, 7010.90.5019, 7010.90.5025, 7010.90.5029, 7010.90.5035, 7010.90.5039, 7010.90.5045, 7010.90.5049, and 7010.90.5055).

The petitioner is the American Glass Packaging Coalition, whose members are Anchor Glass Container Corporation (Tampa, FL) and Ardagh Glass, Inc. (Chicago IL).

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 number: A-570-114.

Commerce currently maintains 540 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 286 new AD and CVD investigations - this is a 267 percent increase from the comparable period in the previous administration.