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Final Determination in the CVD Investigation of Brass Rod from India

Final Affirmative Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Brass Rod from India


On December 12, 2023, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of Brass Rod from India.


Final Subsidy Rates

Exporter/ProducerSubsidy Rate
Rajhans Metals Private Limited*2.24%
All Others2.24%

* Commerce preliminarily determined Rajhans Alloys Private Limited (RAPL) to be cross‐owned with Rajhans Metals Private Limited (RMPL). However, effective March 11, 2016, RAPL was amalgamated with RMPL, and since then, ceased to be a separate entity.


Case Calendar

Petition FiledApril 27, 2023
Commerce Initiation DateMay 17, 2023
ITC Preliminary DeterminationJune 12, 2023
Commerce Preliminary DeterminationSeptember 25, 2023
Commerce Final DeterminationDecember 11, 2023
ITC Final Determination*Early 2024
Issuance of Order**Early 2024

NOTE: Commerce’s preliminary and final determination deadlines are governed by statute. For CVD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).              
* This will take place only in the event of a final affirmative determination from Commerce.              
** This will take place only in the event of final affirmative determinations from Commerce and the International Trade Commission (ITC).


India Import Statistics

Volume (KG)419,370826,1011,264,050
Value (USD)$2,546,487$7,249,280$11,756,248

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through IHS Markit’s Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7407.21.1500, 7407.21.7000, and 7407.21.9000).


Other Case Information

  • The petitioners are the American Brass Rod Fair Trade Coalition and its constituent members, Mueller Brass Co. (Port Huron, MI) and Wieland Chase LLC (Montpelier, OH).
  • For general information and next steps, please refer to a list of FAQs for the final determination. Additional case information, including the scope of the investigations, 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 number: C‐533‐916.
  • To date, Commerce maintains 676 antidumping duty (AD) and CVD orders that provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.
  • On November 27, 2023, Commerce announced the preliminary determination in the AD investigation on imports of brass rod from India. The final determination in this AD investigation is currently scheduled to be announced on April 16, 2024.