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Preliminary Determination in Countervailing Duty Investigations of Urea Ammonium Nitrate Solutions from Russia and Trinidad and Tobago

Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Urea Ammonium Nitrate Solutions from Russia and Trinidad and Tobago

On November 30, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of urea ammonium nitrate solutions (UAN) from Russia and Trinidad and Tobago.

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rates
Russia Public Joint Stock Compnay Acron 9.66%
The EuroChem Companies 9.84%
All Others 9.72%

 

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rates
Trinidad and Tobago Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited 1.83%
All Others 1.83%
Event CVD Investigation(s)
Petition Filed June 30, 2021
DOC Initiation Date July 20, 2021
ITC Preliminary Determination August 16, 2021
DOC Preliminary Determination   November 29, 2021
DOC Final Determination April 11, 2022
ITC Final Determination May 26, 2022
Issuance of Order [1] June 2, 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
Russia Volume (ST) 1,227,252 1,706,930 1,1186,295
Value (USD) $186,097,918 $251,335,402 $137,784,739
Trinidad and Tobago Volume (ST) 769,642 942,578 996,136
Value (USD) $96,748,442 $119,194,536 $99,707,872

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (converted from metric tons to short tons) (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheading 3102.80.0000).

The petitioner is CF Industries Nitrogen, LLC (Deerfield, IL) and its subsidiaries, Terra Nitrogen, Limited Partnership and Terra International (Oklahoma).

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 C-821-832, and C-274-809.

Commerce currently maintains 644 antidumping duty and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.