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Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigations of Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene rubber from the Czech Republic and Russia

Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene Rubber from the Czech Republic and Russia

On November 10, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber from the Czech Republic and Russia

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate
Czech Republic Synthos Kralupy A.S. 8.04%
All Others 8.04%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate
Russia Public Joint Stock Company SIBUR Holding / SIBUR LLC / Joint Stock Company Voronezhsintezkauchuk / SIBUR International GmbH 17.47%
LLC TATNEFT-AZS Center / LLC Togliattikauchuk / Tolyattisintez / Public Joint Stock Company TATNEFT 8.15%
All Others 11.90%
Event AD Investigation
Petitions Filed November 15, 2021
DOC Initiation Date December 6, 2021
ITC Preliminary Determinations December 30, 2021
DOC Preliminary Determinations June 14, 2022
DOC Final Determinations November 9, 2022
ITC Final Determinations December 27, 2022
Issuance of Orders [1] January 4, 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
Czech Republic Volume (KG) 7,975,629 5,586,712 8,123,566
Value (USD) $12,438,977 $7,375,255 $16,569,600
Russia Volume (KG) 3,052,112 12,756,653 18,001,193
Value (USD) $3,915,384 $17,581,821 $31,701,050

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 4002.19.0015 and 4002.19.0019).


The petitioner is Lion Elastomers LLC (Port Neches, 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 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-851-805 and A-821-835, for the Czech Republic and Russia investigations, respectively.

Commerce currently maintains 661 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.