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Initiation AD investigations of boltless steel shelving units from India, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from India, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam


On May 16, 2023, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced the initiation of antidumping duty (AD) investigations of boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale from India, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam).


Alleged Dumping Margins

Country Dumping Margins
India 175.31%
Malaysia 35.45-81.12%
Taiwan 78.12%
Thailand 176.62-187.03%
Vietnam 92.60-224.94%


Case Calendar

Event AD Investigations
Petitions Filed April 25, 2023
Commerce Initiation Date May 15, 2023
ITC Preliminary Determinations* June 9, 2023
Commerce Preliminary Determinations October 2, 2023
Commerce Final Determinations December 18, 2023
ITC Final Determinations** February 1, 2024
Issuance of Orders*** February 8, 2024

Note: Commerce’s preliminary and final determination deadlines are governed by statute. For AD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 733(b) and 735(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (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 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) 4,736 1,498 68,029
Value (USD) $44,694 $73,210 $7,380,235
MALAYSIA 2020 2021 2022
Volume (Units) 146,415 464,511 612,169
Value (USD) $5,328,858 $17,084,550 $28,732,703
TAIWAN 2020 2021 2022
Volume (Units) 613,031 783,844 757,195
Value (USD) $29,101,101 $39,595,327 $42,082,312
THAILAND 2020 2021 2022
Volume (Units) 271,141 407,556 588,755
Value (USD) $12,302,088 $21,660,287 $36,532,916
VIETNAM 2020 2021 2022
Volume (Units) 426,801 492,560 437,513
Value (USD) $27,216,609 $29,590,985 $32,741,706

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through IHS Markit’s Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States subheading 9403.20.0075).


Other Case Information

  • The petitioner is Edsal Manufacturing Co., Inc. (Chicago, IL).
  • For general information and next steps, please refer to a list of initiation FAQs.
  • 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-533-914 for India, A-557-824 for Malaysia, A-583-871 for Taiwan, A-549-846 for Thailand, and A-552-835 for Vietnam.
  • To date, Commerce maintains 665 AD and countervailing duty orders that provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.