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Preliminary Determinations in Antidumping Duty Investigations of Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin from India and Russia

Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin from India and Russia

On August 26, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping (AD) investigations of granular polytetrafluoroethylene (granular PTFE) resin from India and Russia.

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates Cash Deposit Rate [1]
India Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited 13.09% 10.01%
All Others 13.09% 10.01%

 

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates Cash Deposit Rate [1]
Russia HaloPolymer OJSC 17.99% 17.36%
All Others 17.99% 17.36%

[1] Rate adjusted for export subsidy offsets.

Event AD Investigation(s)
Petition(s) Filed January 27, 2021
DOC Initiation(s) Date February 16, 2021
ITC Preliminary Determination(s) March 15, 2021
DOC Preliminary Determination(s) August 25, 2021
DOC Final Determination(s)[1] January 7, 2022
ITC Final Determination(s) February 21, 2022
Issuance of Order(s) [2] February 28, 2022

[1]Commerce has aligned the final determinations in the CVD investigations with the final determinations in the AD investigations.
[2] 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 2018 2019 2020
India Volume (KG) 2,475,953 3,500,386 1,682,159
Value (USD) $22,108,573 $31,092,938 $12,024,913
Russia Volume (KG) 2,098,524 1,045,452 1,788,322
Value (USD) $20,928,532 $7,834,403 $10,126,685

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheading 3904.61.0010.)

The petitioner is Daikin America, Inc. (Orangeburg, NY).

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-533-899 and A-821-829 for India and Russia, respectively.

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