Final Determinations in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe from Russia, South Korea, and Ukraine
On June 28, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its final affirmative final determinations in the antidumping (AD) investigations of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Russia, South Korea, and Ukraine, and countervailing duty (CV)D investigations of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from South Korea and Russia.
Final Dumping Rates
|Russia||PAO TMK and Volzhsky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company||209.72%|
|Country||Producer/Exporter||Dumping Rates||Adjusted Dumping Rate|
|South Korea||ILJIN Steel Corporation||4.48%||4.44%|
|Ukraine||Interpipe Ukraine LLC, PJSC Interpipe Niznedneprovksy Tube Rolling Plant, LLC Interpipe Niko Tube||23.75%|
Final Subsidy Rates
|South Korea||ILJIN Steel Corporation.||1.78%|
|Russia||PAO TMK / Volzhsky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company||48.38%|
 Dumping margin adjusted for export subsidy offsets
 Commerce has found the following companies to be cross-owned with PAO TMK and Volzhsky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company: Sinarsky Pipe Plant; Taganrog Metallurgical Plant Joint Stock Company; Seversky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company; TMK CHERMET LLC; TMK CHERMET LLC Volzhsky; TMK CHERMET LLC Ekaterinburg; TMK CHERMET LLC Rostov; TMK CHERMET LLC Saratov; and TMK CHERMET LLC Service.
|Event||AD Investigation(s)||CVD Investigation(s)|
|Petition(s) Filed||July 8, 2020||July 8, 2020|
|DOC Initiation Date||July 28, 2020||July 28, 2020|
|ITC Preliminary Determination(s)||August 24, 2020||August 24, 2020|
|DOC Preliminary Determination(s)||February 3, 2021||December 7, 2020|
|DOC Final Determination(s)||June 25, 2021||June 25, 2021|
|ITC Final Determination(s)||August 9, 2021||August 9, 2021|
|Issuance of Order(s) ||August 16, 2021||August 16, 2021|
 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.
|Russia||Volume (Metric Tons)||38,024||39,634||11,471|
|South Korea||Volume (Metric Tons)||15,839||17,112||23,068|
|Ukraine||Volume (Metric Tons)||38,974||43,667||32,801|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 7304.19.1020, 7304.19.1030, 7304.19.1045, 7304.19.1060, 7304.19.5020, 7304.19.5050, 7304.31.6050, 7304.39.0016, 7304.39.0020, 7304.39.0024, 7304.39.0028, 7304.39.0032, 7304.39.0036, 7304.39.0040, 7304.39.0044, 7304.39.0048, 7304.39.0052, 7304.39.0056, 7304.39.0062, 7304.39.0068, 7304.39.0072, 7304.51.5005, 7304.51.5060, 7304.59.6000, 7304.59.8010, 7304.59.8015, 7304.59.8020, 7304.59.8025, 7304.59.8030, 7304.59.8035, 7304.59.8040, 7304.59.8045, 7304.59.8050, 7304.59.8055, 7304.59.8060, 7304.59.8065, and 7304.59.8070.)
The petitioner is Vallourec Star, LP (Houston, 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 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-821-826 and C-821-827 for the AD and CVD investigations for Russia, respectively;
A-580-909 and C-580-910 for the AD and CVD investigations for South Korea, respectively, and;
A-823-819 for the AD investigation for Ukraine.
Commerce currently maintains 611 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.