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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

Final Determinations in the 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

Country Producer/Exporter Dumping Rate
Russia PAO TMK and Volzhsky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company 209.72%
All Others 209.72%

 

Country Producer/Exporter Dumping Rates Adjusted Dumping Rate[1]
South Korea ILJIN Steel Corporation 4.48% 4.44%
All Others 4.48% 4.44%

 

Country Producer/Exporter Dumping Rate
Ukraine Interpipe Ukraine LLC, PJSC Interpipe Niznedneprovksy Tube Rolling Plant, LLC Interpipe Niko Tube 23.75%
All Others 23.75%

Final Subsidy Rates

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rate
South Korea ILJIN Steel Corporation. 1.78%
All Others 1.789%

 

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rate
Russia PAO TMK / Volzhsky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company[2] 48.38%
All Others 48.38%

[1] Dumping margin adjusted for export subsidy offsets
[2] 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) [1] August 16, 2021 August 16, 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
Russia Volume (Metric Tons) 38,024 39,634 11,471
Value (USD) $40,234,197 $39,540,573 $9,992,653
South Korea Volume (Metric Tons) 15,839 17,112 23,068
Value (USD) $21,212,776 $24,376,232 $26,076,313
Ukraine Volume (Metric Tons) 38,974 43,667 32,801
Value (USD) $37,673,840 $40,576,003 $25,461,533

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.