Preliminary Determination in Countervailing Duty Investigation of Walk-Behind Lawn Mowers and Parts Thereof from China
On October 26, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of walk-behind lawn mowers and parts thereof (walk-behind lawn mowers) from China.
|China||Zhejiang Amerisun Technology Co., Ltd.||22.74%|
|Ningbo Daye Garden Machinery Co., Ltd.||14.68%|
|Petition Filed||May 26, 2020|
|DOC Initiation Date||June 15, 2020|
|ITC Preliminary Determination||July 10, 2020|
|DOC Preliminary Determination||October 23, 2020|
|DOC Final Determination||March 8, 2021|
|ITC Final Determination||April 22, 2021|
|Issuance of Order ||April 29, 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.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheading 8433.11.0050.
The petitioner is MTD Products, Inc. (Valley City, OH).
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: C-570-128.
To date, Commerce maintains 540 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 293 new AD and CVD investigations - this is a 266 percent increase from the comparable period in the previous administration.