Preliminary Determination in Antidumping Duty Investigation of Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene Rubber from the Czech Republic and Russia
On June 15, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber from the Czech Republic and Russia
|Czech Republic||Synthos Kralupy A.S.||6.03%|
|Russia||Public Joint Stock Company SIBUR Holding / Joint Stock Company Voronezhsintezkauchuk / SIBUR International GmbH||18.75%|
|LLC TATNEFT-AZS Center / LLC Togliattikauchuk / Tolyattisintez / Public Joint Stock Company TATNEFT||8.14%|
|Petition(s) Filed||November 15, 2021|
|DOC Initiation(s) Date||December 6, 2021|
|ITC Preliminary Determination||December 30, 2021|
|DOC Preliminary Determination||June 14, 2022|
|DOC Final Determination||August 29, 2022|
|ITC Final Determination||October 13, 2022|
|Issuance of Order ||December 20, 2022|
 This will take place only in the event of affirmative final determinations from Commerce and the International Trade Commission.
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 countervailing duty (CVD) investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a)(1) of the Act.
|Czech Republic||Volume (KG)||7,975,629||5,586,712||8,123,566|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 4002.19.0015 and 4002.19.0019).
The petitioner is Lion Elastomers LLC (Port Neches, TX).
For general information and next steps, please refer to a list of FAQs for the preliminary 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-851-805 and A-821-835, for the Czech Republic and Russia investigations, respectively.
Commerce currently maintains 661 AD and countervailing duty (CVD) orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.