Preliminary Determinations in Antidumping Duty Investigations of Oil Country Tubular Goods from Argentina, Mexico, and Russia
On May 5, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of oil country tubular goods from Argentina, Mexico, and Russia
|Mexico||Tubos de Acero de Mexico, S.A.||69.56%|
|Country||Exporter/Producer||Dumping Rates||Adjusted Cash Deposit Rates |
|Russia||JSC Vyksa Steel Works||11.82%||11.35%|
|Volzhsky Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Public Joint-Stock Company Trubnaya Metallurgicheskaya Kompaniya / Sinarsky Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Seversky Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Taganrog Metallurgical Plant, Joint Stock Company / Pervouralsk Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Chelyabinsk Pipe Plant, Joint Stock Company / Orsky Machine Building Plant, Joint Stock Company||121.11%||121.11%|
Cash deposit rates adjusted for export subsidy offsets
|Petition(s) Filed||October 6, 2021|
|DOC Initiation(s) Date||October 26, 2021|
|ITC Preliminary Determination||March 15, 2022|
|DOC Preliminary Determination||May 4, 2022|
|DOC Final Determination||September 23, 2022|
|ITC Final Determination||November 7, 2022|
|Issuance of Order ||November 14, 2022|
 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.
|Value (USD)||$208.3 million||$19.2 million||$180.3 million|
|Value (USD)||$301.9 million||$212.1 million||$465.6 million|
|Value (USD)||$176.5 million||$31.4 million||$106.1 million|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 7304.29.10.10, 7304.29.10.20, 7304.29.10.30, 7304.29.10.40, 7304.29.10.50, 7304.29.10.60, 7304.29.10.80, 7304.29.20.10, 7304.29.20.20, 7304.29.20.30, 7304.29.20.40, 7304.29.20.50, 7304.29.20.60, 7304.29.20.80, 7304.29.31.10, 7304.29.31.20, 7304.29.31.30, 7304.29.31.40, 7304.29.31.50, 7304.29.31.60, 7304.29.31.80, 7304.29.41.10, 7304.29.41.20, 7304.29.41.30, 7304.29.41.40, 7304.29.41.50, 7304.29.41.60, 7304.29.41.80, 7304.29.50.15, 7304.29.50.30, 7304.29.50.45, 7304.29.50.60, 7304.29.50.75, 7304.29.61.15, 7304.29.61.30, 7304.29.61.45, 7304.29.61.60, 7304.29.61.75, 7305.20.20.00, 7305.20.40.00, 7305.20.60.00, 7305.20.80.00, 7306.29.10.30, 7306.29.10.90, 7306.29.20.00, 7306.29.31.00, 7306.29.41.00, 7306.29.60.10,7306.29.60.50, 7306.29.81.10, and 7306.29.81.50).
The petitioners are Borusan Mannesmann Pipe U.S., Inc. (Baytown, TX); PTC Liberty Tubulars LLC (Liberty, TX); U.S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA); United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC (Pittsburgh, PA); and Welded Tube USA, Inc. (Lackawanna, 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-357-824, A-201-856, and A-821-833, for Argentina, Mexico, and Russia, respectively.
Commerce currently maintains 658 AD and countervailing duty (CVD) orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.