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Initiation AD and CVD investigations of Certain Non-Refillable Steel Cylinders from India

Commerce Initiates Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Certain Non-Refillable Steel Cylinders from India


On May 18, 2023, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced the initiation of antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of certain non-refillable steel cylinders from India.


Alleged Dumping Margins

Country Dumping Margins
India 6.24-61.00%


Alleged Subsidies Rates

Country Subsidy Rates
India Above de minimis*

*de minimis = less than 1% for developed countries, less than 2% for developing countries.


Case Calendar

Petitions Filed April 27, 2023 April 27, 2023
Commerce Initiation Date May 17, 2023 May 17, 2023
ITC Preliminary Determination* June 12, 2023 June 12, 2023
Commerce Preliminary Determination October 4, 2023 July 21, 2023
Commerce Final Determination December 18, 2023 October 4, 2023
ITC Final Determination** February 1, 2024 November 20, 2023
Issuance of Order*** February 8, 2024 November 27, 2023

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). For AD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 733(b) and 735(a) of the Act. These deadlines may be extended under certain circumstances.
* If the International Trade Commission (ITC) makes a negative preliminary determination of injury, then the corresponding AD/CVD investigation(s) will be terminated.
** 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 ITC.


Import Statistics

India 2020 2021 2022
Volume (Units) 279,419 2,506,728 3,457,712
Value (USD) $7,840,981 $33,664,589 $61,244,908

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through IHS Markit’s Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7311.00.0060 and 7311.00.0090. Imports of certain non-refillable steel cylinders enter under HTSUS subheadings which cover both non-subject and subject merchandise; therefore, the above import statistics may be overstated.


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