Preliminary Determination in Antidumping Duty Investigation of Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from China and Brazil
On August 6, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of wood mouldings and millwork products from China. Commerce also announced its negative preliminary determination in the AD investigation of wood mouldings and millwork products from Brazil.
|Country||Company||Dumping Rates||Adjusted Dumping Rates |
|Brazil||Araupel S.A./Braslumber Industria de Molduras Ltda./BrasPine Madeiras Ltda.||0.00%||N/A|
|China||Bel Trade Wood Industrial Co., Ltd. Youxi Fujian||146.91%||136.18%|
|Fujian Yinfeng Imp & Exp Trading Co., Ltd./Fujian Province Youxi City Mangrove Wood Machining Co., Ltd.||40.30%||29.57%|
|Separate Rate ||79.40%||68.67%|
 Mandatory Respondent
 Companies receiving a separate rate are listed in the Federal Register Notice.
 Rates adjusted for export subsidies.
|Petition Filed||January 8, 2020|
|DOC Initiation Date||January 28, 2020|
|ITC Preliminary Determination||February 24, 2020|
|DOC Preliminary Determination||August 5, 2020|
|DOC Final Determination||December 18, 2020|
|ITC Final Determination||February 1, 2021|
|Issuance of Orders ||February 8, 2021|
 This will take place on 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.
Source: 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 preliminary FAQs.
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 number: A-351-853 and A-570-117, for the Brazil and China cases, respectively.
To date, Commerce maintains 531 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 281 new AD and CVD investigations - this is a 260 percent increase from the comparable period in the previous administration.