Final Determinations in Countervailing Duty Investigations of Phosphate Fertilizers from Morocco and Russia
On February 9, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of phosphate fertilizers from Morocco and Russia.
|All Other Producers/Exporters||19.97%|
|Russia||Industrial Group Phosphorite LLC||47.05%|
|Joint Stock Company Apatit||9.19%|
|All Other Producers/Exporters||17.20%|
|Petition(s) Filed||June 26, 2020|
|DOC Initiation Date||July 16, 2020|
|ITC Preliminary Determination(s)||August 10, 2020|
|DOC Preliminary Determination(s)||November 23, 2020|
|DOC Final Determination(s)||February 8, 2021|
|ITC Final Determination(s)||March 25, 2021|
|Issuance of Order(s) ||April 1, 2021|
 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 CVD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a) of the Act.
|Morocco||Volume (Metric Tons)||1,378,096||1,818,276||2,049,024|
|Russia||Volume (Metric Tons)||523,660||936,277||767,288|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 3103.11.0000, 3103.19.0000, 3105.20.0000, 3105.30.0000, 3105.40.0010, 3105.40.0050, 3105.51.0000, and 3105.59.0000).
The petitioner is The Mosaic Company (Plymouth, MN).
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: C-714-001 and C-821-825, for Morocco and Russia, respectively.
Commerce currently maintains 557 AD and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.