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Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Steel Nails from India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Turkey

Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Steel Nails from India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Turkey

On December 20, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of steel nails from India, Thailand, and Turkey. Commerce also announced a negative final determination in the AD investigation of steel nails from Sri Lanka.

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate
India Astrotech Steels Private Limited 2.94%
Geekay Wires Limited 3.98%
All Others 3.33%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate
Sri Lanka Trinity Steel Private Limited 0.00%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate
Thailand Come Best (Thailand) Co., Ltd. 12.61%
Jinhai Hardware Co. Ltd 13.90%
All Others 13.07%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate
Turkey Aslanbas Civi Tel Ve Celik Hasir San A.S. 27.62%
Sertel Vida Metal A.S [1] 118.20%
All Others 27.62%

[1] Rate was assigned based on facts available with adverse inference.

Event AD Investigation
Petitions Filed December 30, 2021
DOC Initiation Date January 19, 2022
ITC Preliminary Determinations February 14, 2022
DOC Preliminary Determinations July 28, 2022
DOC Final Determinations December 19, 2022
ITC Final Determinations February 2, 2023
Issuance of Orders [1] February 9, 2023

[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 2019 2020 2021
India Volume (KG) 30,562,709 25,802,899 37,352,173
Value (USD) $37,867,921 $24,719,719 $43,754,153
Sri Lanka Volume (KG) 26,077,681 28,023,701 31,416,724
Value (USD) $31,321,088 $26,383,186 $33,895,097
Thailand Volume (KG) 36,319,007 44,194,6601 52,040,458
Value (USD) $43,614,948 $52,507,638 $66,774,319
Turkey Volume (KG) 43,693,245 46,954,271 52,000,312
Value (USD) $43,027,369 $39,591,958 $56,349,445

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through IHS Markit Global Trade Atlas. HTSUS subheadings 7317.00.5501, 7317.00.5502, 7317.00.5503, 7317.00.5505, 7317.00.5507, 7317.00.5508, 7317.00.5511, 7317.00.5518, 7317.00.5519, 7317.00.5520, 7317.00.5530, 7317.00.5540, 7317.00.5550, 7317.00.5560, 7317.00.5570, 7317.00.5580, 7317.00.5590, 7317.00.6530, 7317.00.6560 and 7317.00.7500.


The petitioner is Mid Continent Steel & Wire, Inc. (Poplar Bluff, MO).

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-533-904, A-542-804, A-549-844 and A-489-846 for the India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Turkey investigations, respectively.

Commerce currently maintains 666 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.