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Final Determinations in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from Brazil and China

Final Determinations in the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from Brazil and China

On December 29, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of wood mouldings and millwork products from China, as well as its affirmative final determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of wood mouldings and millwork products from China. Commerce also announced a negative final determination in the AD investigation of wood mouldings and millwork products from Brazil.

Final Dumping Rates

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate Adjusted Dumping Rates [3]
Brazil Araupel S.A./Braslumber Industria de Molduras Ltda./BrasPine Madeiras Ltda. [1] 0.00% N/A
All Others 0.00% N/A

 

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates Adjusted Dumping Rates [3]
China Fujian Yinfeng Imp & Exp Trading Co., Ltd./Fujian Province Youxi City Mangrove Wood Machining Co., Ltd. [1] 44.60% 33.87%
Separate Rate [2]  44.60% 33.87%
China-Wide Entity (Including Bel Trade Wood Industrial Co., Ltd. Youxi Fujian [1]) 230.36% 219.63%

[1] Mandatory Respondent
[2] Companies receiving a separate rate are listed in the Federal Register Notice.
[3] Rates adjusted for export subsidies

Final Subsidy Rates

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rates
China Fujian Yinfeng Imp & Exp Trading Co., Ltd.  20.56%
Fujian Nanping Yuanqiao Wood Industry Co., Ltd [1]  252.29%
All Others  20.56%

[1] Rate based on total adverse facts available 

 

 

Event AD Investigation(s) CVD Investigation(s)
Petition(s) Filed January 8, 2020 January 8, 2020
DOC Initiation Date January 28, 2020 January 28, 2020
ITC Preliminary Determination(s) February 24, 2020 February 24, 2020
DOC Preliminary Determination(s) August 5, 2020 June 8, 2020
DOC Final Determination(s) December 28, 2020 December 28, 2020
ITC Final Determination(s) February 11, 2021 February 11, 2021
Issuance of Order(s) [1] February 18, 2021 February 18, 2021

[1] This will take place only in the event of affirmative final determinations from Commerce and the 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 2017 2018 2019
Brazil Volume (Meters) 420,297,558 434,087,071 442,704,774 
Value (USD) $316,186,057 $291,499,227 $315,255,453
China Volume (Meters) 134,917,605 190,059,615 223,223,345
Value (USD) $158,402,017  $207,992,145 $193,123,854

  U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 4409.10.4010, 4409.10.4090, 4409.10.4500, 4409.10.5000, 4409.22.4000, 4409.22.5000, 4409.29.4000, 4409.29.4100, 4409.29.5000, and 4409.29.5100).  

The petitioner is the Coalition of American Millwork Producers, whose members are Bright Wood Corporation (Madras, OR), Cascade Wood Products, Inc. (White City, OR), Endura Products, Inc. (Colfax, NC), Sierra Pacific Industries (Red Bluff, CA), Sunset Moulding (Live Oak, CA), Woodgrain Millwork, Inc. (Fruitland, ID), and Yuba River Moulding (Yuba City, CA).

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-351-853 and A-570-117 for the Brazil and China antidumping cases, respectively, and C-570-118 for the China countervailing case.

Commerce currently maintains 542 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.

Since the beginning of the Trump Administration, Commerce has initiated 306 new AD and CVD investigations - this is a 278 percent increase from the comparable period in the previous administration.