Preliminary Determinations in Antidumping Duty Investigations of Aluminum Foil from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia and Turkey
On April 28, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of aluminum foil from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, and Russia, and its negative preliminary determination in the AD investigation of aluminum foil from Turkey.
|Armenia||Rusal Armenal CJSC||188.84%|
|Brazil||Arconic Ind. E Com de Metias LTDA ||63.05%|
|Companhia Brasiliera de Alumínio / CBA Itapissuma||13.87%|
|Country||Exporter/Producer||Dumping Rate||Cash Deposit Rate |
|Oman||Oman Aluminium Rolling Company LLC||4.03%||4.03%|
|All Others ||62.18%|
|Country||Exporter/Producer||Dumping Rate||Cash Deposit Rate|
|Turkey||Assan Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.; Kibar Dis Ticaret A.S.; and Ispak Esnek Ambalaj Sanayi A.S.||0.00%||N/A|
 Rate was assigned based on facts available with adverse inferences.
 Rates adjusted for export and other subsidy offsets as specified in the companion countervailing duty (CVD) investigation.
|Petition(s) Filed||September 29, 2020|
|DOC Initiation(s) Date||October 19, 2020|
|ITC Preliminary Determination(s)||November 13, 2020|
|DOC Preliminary Determination(s)||April 27, 2021|
|DOC Final Determination(s)||September 16, 2021|
|ITC Final Determination(s)||November 1, 2021|
|Issuance of Order(s) ||November 8, 2021|
 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).
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7607.11.3000, 7607.11.6000, 7607.11.6010, 7607.11.6090, 7607.11.9030, 7607.11.9060, 7607.11.9090, and 7607.19.6000. The petitioners contend that imports of aluminum foil from subject countries are being misclassified under HTSUS 7607.11.6010; therefore, for purposes of import statistics, HTSUS 7607.11.6010 has been included.
The petitioners are the Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Working Group and its individual members, Gränges Americas Inc., JW Aluminum Company, and Novelis Corporation.
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 A-831-804, A-351-856, A-523-815, A-821-828, and A-489-844 for Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey, respectively.
Commerce currently maintains 592 AD and countervailing duty (CVD) orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.