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Preliminary Determinations in Antidumping Duty Investigations of Urea Ammonium Nitrate Solutions from Russia and Trinidad and Tobago

Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Urea Ammonium Nitrate Solutions from Russia and Trinidad and Tobago

On January 27, 2022, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of urea ammonium nitrate solutions (UAN) from Russia and Trinidad and Tobago.

Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates Adjusted Cash Deposit Rate [1]
Russia Public Joint Stock Company Acron 9.15% 9.01%
Azot, Joint Stock Company/Joint Stock Company “Nevinnomyssky Azot”/Mineral and Chemical Company EuroChem, Joint Stock Company/EuroChem Trading Rus, Limited Liability Company 23.98% 23.98%
PJSC Kuibyshev Azot 127.19% [2] 127.10%
SBU Azot 127.19% [2] 127.10%
All Others 15.48% 15.39%


Country Exporter/Producer Dumping Rates Adjusted Cash Deposit Rate [1]
Trinidad and Tobago Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Ltd. 63.08% N/A
All Others 63.08% N/A

[1]Cash deposit rates adjusted for export subsidy offsets.
[2]Rate based on facts available with adverse inferences

Event AD Investigation
Petition(s) Filed June 30, 2021
DOC Initiation(s) Date July 20, 2021
ITC Preliminary Determination August 16, 2021
DOC Preliminary Determination January 26, 2022
DOC Final Determination June 17, 2022
ITC Final Determination August 1, 2022
Issuance of Order [1] August 8, 2022

[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). 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
Russia Volume (ST) 1,227,252 1,706,930 1,186,295
Value (USD) $186,097,918 $251,335,402 $137,784,739
Trinidad and Tobago Volume (ST) 769,642 942,578 996,136
Value (USD) $96,794,442 $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: A-821-831 and A-274-808, for the Russia and Trinidad and Tobago investigations, respectively.

Commerce currently maintains 651 AD and countervailing duty (CVD) orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.