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Initiation of AD and CVD investigations of Certain Pea Protein from China

Commerce Initiates Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Certain Pea Protein from the People’s Republic of China

On August 2, 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced the initiation of antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of certain pea protein from the People’s Republic of China.


Alleged Dumping Margins

Country Dumping Margins
The People’s Republic of China 18.48% to 280.31%


Alleged Subsidies Rates

Country Subsidy Rates
The People’s Republic of China Above de minimis*

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


Case Calendar

Petition Filed July 12, 2023 July 12, 2023
Commerce Initiation Date August 1, 2023 August 1, 2023
ITC Preliminary Determination* August 28, 2023 August 28, 2023
Commerce Preliminary Determination December 19, 2023 October 5, 2023
Commerce Final Determination March 4, 2024 December 19, 2023
ITC Final Determination** April 18, 2024 February 2, 2024
Issuance of Order*** April 25, 2024 February 9, 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). 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

China 2020 2021 2022
Volume (KG) 57,091,689 73,862,947 65,643,485
Value (USD) $174,890,767 $ 236,544,280 $ 267,341,307

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through IHS Markit’s Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 3504.00.1000, 3504.00.5000, and 2106.10.0000). Imports of certain pea protein enter under HTSUS subheadings that may cover subject and non-subject merchandise. Therefore, publicly available import data may not accurately reflect actual imports of certain pea protein covered by the scope of the investigations.


Other Case Information

  • The petitioner is PURIS Proteins, LLP (Minneapolis, MN).
  • For general information and next steps, please refer to a list of initiation FAQs.
  • For more information on subsidy programs, please refer to the subsidies enforcement library.
  • 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 numbers A-570-154 and C-570-155.
  • To date, Commerce maintains 669 AD and CVD orders that provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.