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Preliminary Determination in Countervailing Duty Investigation of Organic Soybean Meal from India

Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Organic Soybean Meal from India

On August 31, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of organic soybean meal from India.

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rates
India Bergwerff Organic India Private Limited 7.05%
Shanti Worldwide 266.37%
Shri Sumati Oil Industries Pvt. Ltd. 266.37%
Navjyot International Pvt. Ltd. 266.37%
Ish Agritech Pvt. Ltd. 266.37%
Satguru Organics Pvt. Ltd. 266.37%
Radiance Overseas 266.37%
Swastik Enterprises 266.37%
Soni Soya Products Limited 266.37%
Raj Foods International 266.37%
Vantage Organic Foods Pvt. Ltd. 266.37%
Shree Bhagwati Oil Mill 266.37%
Pragati Organics 266.37%
All Others 7.05%
Event CVD Investigation(s)
Petition Filed March 31, 2021
DOC Initiation Date April 20, 2021
ITC Preliminary Determination May 17, 2021
DOC Preliminary Determination   August 30, 2021
DOC Final Determination January 10, 2022
ITC Final Determination February 24, 2022
Issuance of Order [1] March 3, 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 CVD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.

Country Volume/Value 2018 2019 2020
India Volume (KG) 134,085,585 306,525,621 388,918,968
Value (USD) $89,130,876 $192,464,053 $249,363,277

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 1208.10.0010 and 2304.00.0000). HTSUS subheading 2304.00.0000 covers both subject and non-subject merchandise; therefore, the above import statistics may be overstated.

The petitioners are the Organic Soybean Processors of America and the following processors: American Natural Processors, LLC (Dakota Dunes, SD), Organic Production Services, LLC (Weldon, NC), Professional Proteins Ltd. (Washington, IA), Sheppard Grain Enterprises, LLC (Phelps, NY), Simmons Grain Co. (Salem, OH), Super Soy, LLC (Brodhead, WI), and Tri-State Crush (Syracuse, IN).

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 number C-533-902.

Commerce currently maintains 632 antidumping duty and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.