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Final Determination in Antidumping Duty Investigation of Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh from Mexico

Final Determination in the Antidumping Investigation of Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh from Mexico

On June 17, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of standard steel welded wire mesh from Mexico.

Final Dumping Rates

Country Producer Dumping Rates Cash Deposit Rates (adjusted for subsidy offset)
Mexico Aceromex, S.A. de C.V. 23.04% 22.01%
Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V. 110.42% [1] 109.39%
All Others 23.04% 22.01%

[1] Rate is based on facts available with adverse inferences.

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
Mexico Quantity (KG) 32,577 37,826 51,825
Value (USD) $37,994,605 $46,729,150 $45,270,300

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 7314.20.0000 and 7314.39.0000). Imports of standard steel welded wire mesh enter under basket HTSUS subheadings that cover non-subject merchandise, as well; therefore, these data may be overstated.

The petitioners are Insteel Industries Inc. (Mount Airy, NC), Mid-South Wire Company (Nashville, TN), National Wire LLC (Conroe, TX), Oklahoma Steel & Wire Co. (Madill, OK), and Wire Mesh Corp. (Houston, TX).

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-201-853.

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