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Final Determination in Antidumping Duty Investigation of Utility Scale Wind Towers from Spain

Final Determination in the Antidumping Investigation of Utility Scale Wind Towers from Spain

On June 15, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of utility scale wind towers from Spain.

Final Dumping Rates

Country Producer Dumping Rate
Spain Vestas Eolica S.A.U [1] 73.00%[2]
Acciona Windpower S.A. 73.00%[2]
Gamesa Energy Transmission 73.00%[2]
Haizea Wind Group 73.00%[2]
Kuzar Systems, S.L. 73.00%[2]
Windar Renovables 73.00%[2]
All Others 73.00%[2]

[1] Mandatory Respondent
[2] Rate was assigned based on facts available with adverse inferences.

Event AD Investigation(s)
Petition(s) Filed September 30, 2020
DOC Initiation Date November 9, 2020
ITC Preliminary Determination(s) December 4, 2020
DOC Preliminary Determination(s) March 29, 2021
DOC Final Determination(s) June 14, 2021
ITC Final Determination(s) July 29, 2021
Issuance of Order(s) [1] August 5, 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
Spain Volume (MT) 12,651 8,859 51,143
Value (USD) $21,558,599 $21,734,224 $105,432,100

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (HTSUS subheading: 7308.20.0020).

The petitioner is the Wind Tower Trade Coalition, whose members are Arcosa Wind Towers, Inc. (Dallas, TX) and Broadwind Towers, Inc. (Manitowoc, WI).

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-469-823.

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