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Final Determinations in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Aluminum Foil from Armenia, Brazil Oman, Russia, and Turkey

Final Determinations in the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Aluminum Foil from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey

On September 17, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of aluminum foil from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey; and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of aluminum foil from Oman and Turkey.

Final Dumping Rates

Country Producer Exporter Dumping Rates
Armenia Rusal Armenal CJSC Rusal Products GmbH 29.11%
Rusal Armenal CJSC Rusal Marketing GmbH 29.11%
Armenia-Wide Entity 29.11%

 

Country Producer/Exporter Dumping Rates
Brazil Arconic Ind. E Com de Metias LTDA  63.05%[1]
Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio / CBA Itapissuma 13.93%
All Others 13.93%

 

Country Producer/Exporter Dumping Rates
Oman Oman Aluminium Rolling Company LLC 3.89%
All Others 3.89%

 

Country Producer/Exporter Dumping Rates
Russia Rusal Marketing GmbH/ Rusal Products GmbH/ RTI Limited/ JSC United Company Rusal – Trading House/ JSC Rusal Sayanal/ JSC Ural Foil 62.18%[1]
All Others 62.18%

 

Country Producer/Exporter Dumping Rates
Turkey Assan Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.; Kibar Dis Ticaret A.S.; and Ispak Esnek Ambalaj Sanayi A.S. 2.28%
All Others 2.28%


Final Subsidy Rates

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rates
Oman Oman Aluminium Rolling Company/Sohar Paper Cores LLC 1.93%
All Others 1.93%

 

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rates
Turkey Assan Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S./Kibar Dis Ticaret A.S./Kibar Holding/Ispak Esnek Ambalaj Sanayi A.S. 2.60%
All Others 2.60%

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

Event AD Investigation(s) CVD Investigation(s)
Petition(s) Filed September 29, 2020 September 29, 2020
DOC Initiation Date October 19, 2020 October 19, 2020
ITC Preliminary Determination(s) November 13, 2020 November 13, 2020
DOC Preliminary Determination(s) April 27, 2021 February 26, 2021
DOC Final Determination(s) September 16, 2021 September 16, 2021
ITC Final Determination(s) October 31, 2021 October 31, 2021
Issuance of Order(s) [1] November 7, 2021 November 7, 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). For CVD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a) of the Act.

Country Volume/Value 2018 2019 2020
Armenia Volume (KG) 8,666,731 7,884,876 12,016,901
Value (USD) $28,107,969 $21,594,523 $31,639,662
Brazil Volume (KG) 20,752,009 19,811,627 17,475,690
Value (USD) $76,246,080 $68,450,762 $52,318,134
Oman Volume (KG) 8,059,412 16,507,817 12,976,270
Value (USD) $24,469,190 $48,148,650 $35,122,652
Russia Volume (KG) 14,004,458 20,915,805 18,630,912
Value (USD) $44,606,616 $60,204,705 $47,722,887
Turkey Volume (KG) 15,906,251 27,009,127 17,747,255
Value (USD) $50,765,196 $73,419,059 $46,287,484

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 7607.11.3000, 7607.11.6000, 7607.11.6010, 7607.11.6090, 7607.11.9030, 7607.11.9060, 7607.11.9090, and 7607.19.6000.19. The petitioners contend that imports of aluminum foil from subject countries are being misclassified under HTSUS 7607.11.6010; therefore, for purposes of import statistics, HTSUS 7607.11.6010 has been included.

The petitioners are the Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Working Group and its individual members, Gränges Americas Inc., JW Aluminum Company, and Novelis Corporation.

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 numbers: A-831-804 for Armenia; A-351-856 for Brazil; A-523-815 and C-523-816 for Oman AD and CVD, respectively; A-821-828 for Russia; and o A-489-844 and C-489-845 for Turkey AD and CVD, respectively.

Commerce currently maintains 634 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.