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Initiation of Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Tin Mill Products from multiple countries

Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Tin Mill Products from Canada, the People’s Republic of China, Germany, the Republic of Korea, the Netherlands, Taiwan, the Republic of Turkey, and the United Kingdom, and a Countervailing Duty Investigation of Tin Mill Products from the People’s Republic of China

On February 8, 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced the initiation of antidumping duty (AD) investigations of tin mill products from Canada, the People’s Republic of China (China), Germany, the Republic of Korea (Korea), the Netherlands, Taiwan, the Republic of Turkey (Turkey), and the United Kingdom, and a countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of tin mill products from China.



Canada 79.59
China 122.52
Germany 70.15
Korea 13.28 - 110.50
The Netherlands 125.10 - 296.04
Taiwan 46.76 - 59.61
Turkey 87.73 - 97.21
United Kingdom 111.92



China Above de minimis*

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



CANADA 2019 2020 2021
Volume (KG) 208,137,550 244,667,977 219,987,048
Value (USD) $247,698,646 $282,994,305 $277,309,570
CHINA 2019 2020 2021
Volume (KG) 99,897,046 93,996,913 117,991,737
Value (USD) $96,081,083 $74,434,158 $123,755,579
GERMANY 2019 2020 2021
Volume (KG) 193,608,703 215,117,858 264,464,514
Value (USD) $207,383,733 $209,483,759 $271,446,740
THE NETHERLANDS 2019 2020 2021
Volume (KG) 240,333,946 228,163,948 239,988,890
Value (USD) $242,000,355 $207,719,958 $267,642,762
KOREA 2019 2020 2021
Volume (KG) 103,940,075 101,396,143 99,571,018
Value (USD) $111,907,867 $100,161,664 $116,954,566
TAIWAN 2019 2020 2021
Volume (KG) 14,805,470 41,521,226 69,026,491
Value (USD) $13,396,391 $34,451,885 $70,192,704
TURKEY 2019 2020 2021
Volume (KG) 306,152 279,297 14,94,4791
Value (USD) $256,034 $230,084 $20,240,294
UNITED KINGDOM 2019 2020 2021
Volume (KG) 77,872,083 85,488,272 11,035,7804
Value (USD) $99,095,035 $99,259,880 $141,886,313

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through IHS Markit’s Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7210.11.0000, 7210.12.0000, 7210.50.0020, 7210.50.0090, 7210.50.0000, 7212.10.0000, 7212.50.0000, 7225.99.0090, and 7226.99.0180).



Petition(s) Filed January 18, 2023 January 18, 2023
Commerce Initiation Date February 7, 2023 February 7, 2023
ITC Preliminary Determinations* March 6, 2023 March 6, 2023
Commerce Preliminary Determinations June 27, 2023 April 13, 2023
Commerce Final Determinations September 11, 2023 June 27, 2023
ITC Final Determinations** October 26, 2023 August 11, 2023
Issuance of Orders*** November 2, 2023 August 18, 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.

Other Case Information

  • The petitioners are Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (Cleveland, OH) and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (Pittsburgh, PA).
  • 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 the following case numbers:
Country AD Case Number
Canada A-122-869
China A-570-150
Germany A-428-851
Korea A-580-915
The Netherlands A-421-816
Taiwan A-583-870
Turkey A-489-848
United Kingdom A-412-827


Country CVD Case Number
China C-570-151


  • To date, Commerce maintains 661 AD and CVD orders that provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.
  • In the China CVD petition, there are 20 alleged subsidy programs, including provisions of goods or services for less-than-adequate remuneration, preferential lending, export credit programs, tax programs, and grant programs.  For more information on these subsidy programs, please refer to the subsidies enforcement library.