Preliminary Determinations in Countervailing Duty Investigations of Certain Walk-Behind Snow Throwers and Parts Thereof from China
On August 30, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of certain walk-behind snow throwers and parts thereof (snow throwers) from China.
|China||Changzhou Globe Tools Co., Ltd. Co., Ltd.||130.44%|
|Nanjing Chevron Industry Co., Ltd.||130.44%|
|Ningbo Daye Garden Machinery Co., Ltd.||130.44%|
|Ningbo Joyo Garden Tools Co., Ltd.||130.44%|
|Ningbo Scojet Import & Export Trading||130.44%|
|TIYA International Co., Ltd.||130.44%|
|Weima Agricultural Machinery Co., Ltd.||130.44%|
|Zhejiang Yat Electrical Appliance Co||130.44%|
|Zhejiang Zhouli Industrial Co.||12.86%|
|Petition(s) Filed||March 30, 2021|
|DOC Initiation(s) Date||April 19, 2021|
|ITC Preliminary Determination(s)||May 14, 2021|
|DOC Preliminary Determination(s)||August 27, 2021|
|DOC Final Determination(s)||January 10, 2022|
|ITC Final Determination(s)||February 24, 2022|
|Issuance of Order(s) ||March 3, 2022|
 This will take place only in the event of affirmative final determinations from Commerce and the International Trade Commission (ITC).
Note: Commerce preliminary and final determination deadlines are governed by statute. For CVD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheading 8430.20.0060. Imports of snow throwers enter under a HTSUS subheading that covers subject and non-subject merchandise; therefore, the import data may be overstated.
The petitioner is MTD Products Inc. (Valley City, OH)..
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 C-570-142.
Commerce currently maintains 632 antidumping duty (AD)and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.