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Preliminary Determination in Antidumping Duty Investigations of Steel Nails from India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Turkey

Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigations of Steel Nails from India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey

On July 29, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of steel nails from India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Turkey

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate Adjusted Dumping Rate [1]
India Astrotech Steels Private Limited 2.91% 0.00%
Geekay Wires Limited 3.97% 1.24%
All Others 3.31% 0.46%

 

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate Adjusted Dumping Rate [1]
Sri Lanak Trinity Steel Private Limited 0.00% N/A

 

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate Adjusted Dumping Rate [1]
Thailand Come Best Co., Ltd 17.12% N/A
Jinhai Hardware Co. Ltd 65.87% N/A
All Others 17.12% N/A

 

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate Adjusted Dumping Rate [1]
Turkey Aslanbas Civi Tel Ve Celik Hasir San A.S. 22.72% 22.00%
Sertel Vida Metal A.S. 38.38% 37.60%
All Others 35.77% 35.00%

[1] Cash deposit rate adjusted for export subsidies.

Event Multiple Country Investigations Turkey Investigation
Petition(s) Filed December 30, 2021 December 30, 2021
DOC Initiation(s) Date January 19, 2022 January 19, 2022
ITC Preliminary Determination February 14, 2022 February 14, 2022
DOC Preliminary Determination July 28, 2022 July 28, 2022
DOC Final Determination December 19, 2022 October 19, 2022
ITC Final Determination January 31, 2023 December 5, 2022
Issuance of Order [1] February 7, 2023 December 12, 2022


[1] 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.

Country Volume/Value 2019 2020 2021
India Volume (KG) 30,562,709 25,802,899 37,352,173
Value (USD) $37,867,921 $24,719,719 $43,754,153
Sri Lanka Volume (KG)) 26,077,681 28,023,701 31,416,724
Value (USD) $31,321,088 $26,383,186 $33,895,097
Thailand Volume (KG) 36,319,007 44,194,601 52,040,458
Value (USD) $43,614,948 $52,507,638 $66,774,319
Turkey Volume (KG) 43,693,245 46,954,271 52,000,312
Value (USD) $43,027,369 $39,591,958 $56,349,445

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through IHS Markit Global Trade Atlas. HTSUS subheadings 7317.00.5501, 7317.00.5502, 7317.00.5503, 7317.00.5505, 7317.00.5507, 7317.00.5508, 7317.00.5511, 7317.00.5518, 7317.00.5519, 7317.00.5520, 7317.00.5530, 7317.00.5540, 7317.00.5550, 7317.00.5560, 7317.00.5570, 7317.00.5580, 7317.00.5590, 7317.00.6530, 7317.00.6560 and 7317.00.7500.

The petitioner is Mid Continent Steel & Wire, Inc. (Poplar Bluff, MO).

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-533-904, A-542-804, A-549-844 and A-489-846 for the India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Turkey investigations, respectively.

Commerce currently maintains 661 AD and countervailing duty (CVD) orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.