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Final Determinations in the Antidumping Duty Investigations on Certain Cold-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Australia, India, Japan, Sweden and Thailand
On July 11, the Department of Commerce (the Department) announced its final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations on imports of certain cold-rolled carbon steel flat products (cold rolled steel) from the above-mentioned countries.
Background: On September 28, 2001, U.S. producers of cold-rolled steel filed petitions with the Department of Commerce requesting the initiation of AD and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations. After reviewing the petitions to determine if the met the statutory requirements, the Department initiated these investigations on The International Trade Commission (ITC) is scheduled to make its final injury determinations in these cases on August 26. If the ITC finds that imports were materially injuring, or threatening to materially injure, the domestic industry, then the Department will instruct the U.S. Customs Service to collect antidumping duties.
Other Ongoing Investigations
Effect of Safeguard Action
Petitioners: Bethlehem Steel Corporation, LTV Steel Company, Inc., National Steel Corporation, Nucor Corporation, Steel Dynamics, Inc., United States Steel LLC., WCI Steel, Inc., and Weirton Steel Corporation. National Steel Corporation is not a petitioner in the Japan case, and Weirton Steel Corporation is not a petitioner in the Netherlands case. As of January 2002, LTV Steel Company, Inc. is no longer an active petitioner in these investigations.
¹ Imports of cold rolled steel from Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the People's Republic of China, the Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, and Taiwan are subject to tariffs under the Section 201 relief. Excluded from 201 relief on the basis of their developing country status are Argentina, Brazil, India, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, and Venezuela.
Import Statistics: Volume and Value
Final Dumping Margins
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