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Preliminary Determinations in Countervailing Duty Investigations of Mobile Access Equipment and Subassemblies Thereof from China

Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Mobile Access Equipment and Subassemblies Thereof from China

On July 27, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of Mobile Access Equipment and Subassemblies Thereof (Mobile Access Equipment) from China.

Country Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rates
China Lingong Group Jinan Heavy Machinery Co., Ltd. 4.09%
Zhejiang Dingli Machinery Co., Ltd. 23.43%
Non-Responsive Companies [1] 435.06%
All Others 20.47%

[1] The non-responsive companies include: Jinan Zhongtian International Trading, Zhongshan Shiliwang Machinery Co., LTD, Yantai Empire Industry and Trade, Shandong Lede Machinery, Shandong Huifeng Auto Fittings, Jinan Zhongtang Mechanical Equipment, and Lingong Group Jinan Heavy Machinery (Mobile Elevating Work Platforms).

Event CVD Investigation(s)
Petition(s) Filed February 26, 2021
DOC Initiation(s) Date March 18, 2021
ITC Preliminary Determination(s) April 12, 2021
DOC Preliminary Determination(s) July 26, 2021
DOC Final Determination(s) October 12, 2021
ITC Final Determination(s) November 26, 2021
Issuance of Order(s) [1] December 3, 2021

[1] 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.

Country Volume/Value 2018 2019 2020
China Volume (No.) 37,958 28,959 42,723
Value (USD) $176,123,143 $127,878,700 $195,349,433

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheadings 8427.10.8030, 8427.10.8070, 8427.10.8095, 8427.20.8020, 8427.20.8090, 8427.10.8010, 8427.10.8020, 8427.10.8090, 8427.20.8000.)

The petitioner is the Coalition of American Manufacturers of Mobile Access Equipment (the members of which are JLG Industries, Inc. (Hagerstown, MD) and Terex Corporation (Redmond, WA)).

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-570-140.

Commerce currently maintains 620 antidumping duty (AD)and CVD orders which provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.