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Preliminary Determinations in Antidumping Duty Investigations of Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe from Russia, South Korea, and Ukraine

Preliminary Determinations in the Antidumping Duty Investigations of Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe from Russia, South Korea, and Ukraine

On February 4, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Russia, South Korea, and Ukraine. 


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate
Russia PAO TMK/Volzhsky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company 209.72%
All-Others 209.72%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate
South Korea Iljin Steel Corporation 4.52%
All-Others 4.52%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rate
Ukraine Interpipe 41.23%
All-Others 41.23%


Event AD Investigation(s)
Petition(s) Filed July 8, 2020
DOC Initiation(s) Date July 28, 2020
ITC Preliminary Determination(s) August 24, 2020
DOC Preliminary Determination(s) February 3, 2021
DOC Final Determination(s) June 18, 2021
ITC Final Determination(s) August 2, 2021
Issuance of Order(s) [1] August 9, 2021

[1] 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). 

Country Volume/Value 2017 2018 2019
Russia Volume (Metric Tons) 67,034 38,024 39,634
Value (USD) $59,425,241 $40,234,197 $39,540,573
South Korea Volume (Metric Tons) 16,699 15,839 17,112
Value (USD) $23,839,170 $21,212,776 $24,376,232
Ukraine Volume (Metric Tons) 32,092 38,974 43,667
Value (USD) $24,643,771 $37,673,840 $40,576,003

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 7304.19.1020, 7304.19.1030, 7304.19.1045, 7304.19.1060, 7304.19.5020, 7304.19.5050, 7304.31.6050, 7304.39.0016, 7304.39.0020, 7304.39.0024, 7304.39.0028, 7304.39.0032, 7304.39.0036, 7304.39.0040, 7304.39.0044, 7304.39.0048, 7304.39.0052, 7304.39.0056, 7304.39.0062, 7304.39.0068, 7304.39.0072, 7304.51.5005, 7304.51.5060, 7304.59.6000, 7304.59.8010, 7304.59.8015, 7304.59.8020, 7304.59.8025, 7304.59.8030, 7304.59.8035, 7304.59.8040, 7304.59.8045, 7304.59.8050, 7304.59.8055, 7304.59.8060, 7304.59.8065, and 7304.59.8070.)

The petitioner is Vallourec Star, LP (Houston, TX).  

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-821-826, A-580-909, and A-823-819 for Russia, South Korea, and Ukraine, respectively.

Commerce currently maintains 557 AD and countervailing duty (CVD) orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.