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Final Determination in Countervailing Duty Investigation of Sodium Nitrite from Russia

Final Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Sodium Nitrite from Russia

On June 23, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of sodium nitrite from Russia

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rate
Russia UralChem, JSC.[1] 386.24%
All Others[1] 386.24%

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

Event CVD Investigation
Petitions Filed January 13, 2022
DOC Initiation Date February 2, 2022
ITC Preliminary Determinations February 28, 2022
DOC Preliminary Determinations April 8, 2022
DOC Final Determinations June 22, 2022
ITC Final Determinations August 8, 2022
Issuance of Orders [1] August 15, 2022

[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 CVD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a) of the Act.

Country Volume/Value 2019 2020 2021
Russia Volume (KG) 135,000 893,000 532,000
Value (USD) $74,752 $479,355 $348,247

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through IHS Markit’s Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 2834.10.1000).


The petitioner is Chemtrade Chemicals US LLC (Parsippany, NJ).

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 number C-821-837.

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