World Map at Night
U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duties
Information and Resources for U.S. Trade Remedy Laws and Ongoing Proceedings
Two hands at a keyboard with question marks overlaid
AD/CVD FAQs
Get the answers to the most commonly asked questions.
Stack of white paper on white backgrounnd
Recent Case Announcements
View a list of our recent AD/CVD case announcements.

Final Determination in Antidumping Duty Investigation of Silicon Metal from Malaysia

Final Determination in the Antidumping Investigation of Silicon Metal from Malaysia

On June 17, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of silicon metal from Malaysia.

Final Dumping Rates

Country Producer Dumping Rate
Malaysia PMB Silicon Sdn. Bhd. 12.27%
All Others 12.27%
Event AD Investigation(s)
Petition(s) Filed June 30, 2020
DOC Initiation Date July 20, 2020
ITC Preliminary Determination(s) August 14, 2020
DOC Preliminary Determination(s) January 26, 2021
DOC Final Determination(s) June 16, 2021
ITC Final Determination(s) August 2, 2021
Issuance of Order(s) [1] August 9, 2021

[1] 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). 

Country Volume/Value 2018 2019 2020
Malaysia Quantity (MT) 0 3.419 10.126
Value (USD) $0 $6,039,675 $16,379,321

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 2804.69.1000 and 2804.69.5000.)

The petitioners are Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. (Beverly, OH) and Mississippi Silicon LLC (Burnsville, MS).

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 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-557-820.

Commerce currently maintains 611 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.