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Final Determinations in Antidumping Duty Investigations of Raw Honey from Argentina, Brazil, India, and Vietnam

Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Raw Honey from Argentina, Brazil, India, and Vietnam

On April 8, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of raw honey from Argentina, Brazil, India, and Vietnam

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates
Argentina Asociación De Cooperativas Argentinas Cooperativa Limitada 24.67%
NEXCO S.A. 9.17%
Industrias Haedo S.A. 49.44%
Compañía Inversora Platense S.A. 49.44%
All Others 16.92%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates
Brazil Melbras Importadora E Exportadora Agroindustrial Ltda. 7.89%
Apiário Diamante Comercial Exportadora Ltda / Apiário Diamante Produção e Comercial de Mel Ltda[1] 83.72%
All Others 7.89%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates
India Allied Natural Product 6.24%
Ambrosia Natural Products (India) Private Limited / Ambrosia Enterprise / Sunlite India Agro Producer Co. Ltd. 5.52%
All Others 5.87%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates
Vietnam Ban Me Thuot Honeybee Joint Stock Company 61.27%
Daklak Honeybee Joint Stock Company 58.74%
Separate Rate Companies and Vietnam-Wide Entity 60.03%

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

Event AD Investigation
Petitions Filed April 21, 2021
DOC Initiation Date May 11, 2021
ITC Preliminary Determinations June 7, 2021
DOC Preliminary Determinations November 17, 2021
DOC Final Determinations April 7, 2022
ITC Final Determinations May 23, 2022
Issuance of Orders [1] May 30, 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 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).

Country Volume/Value 2018 2019 2020
Argentina Volume (KG) 36,214,358 36,460,749 39,838,687
Value (USD) $86,098,102 $79,759,077 $92,840,688
Country Volume/Value 2018 2019 2020
Brazil Volume (KG) 25,590,908 23,862,362 34,187,965
Value (USD) $78,763,529 $54,825,421 $69,499,194
Country Volume/Value 2018 2019 2020
India Volume (KG) 43,642,638 49,583,058 37,460,304
Value (USD) $76,006,444 $79,909,309 $57,382,766
Country Volume/Value 2018 2019 2020
Vietnam Volume (KG) 39,156,207 36,979,832 50,510,214
Value (USD) $56,196,700 $47,305,604 $60,233,997

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 0409.00.0005, 0409.00.0035, 0409.00.0045, 0409.00.0056, and 0409.00.0065).


The petitioners are the American Honey Producers Association (Bruce, SD) and Sioux Honey Association (Sioux City, IA).

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 numbers: A-357-823, A-351-857, A-533-903, A-552-833 for Argentina, Brazil, India, Vietnam, respectively.

Commerce currently maintains 657 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.