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Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value:
Certain Folding Gift Boxes from the People's Republic of China

(July 31, 2001)

Finding:
On Tuesday, July 31, 2001, the Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determination in the antidumping investigation on folding gift boxes from the People's Republic of China, finding antidumping duty margins ranging from 14.05 to 164.75 percent.

Margins:

Companies
Margins
Rec Point Paper Products Co. Ltd.
30.11%
Max Fortune Industrial Ltd.
14.05%
PRC - wide Rate
164.75%

 

Background:
On March 12, 2001, we initiated an antidumping duty investigation on certain folding gift boxes from the People's Republic of China.

Petitioners:
The petition in this investigation was filed by Simkins Industries, Inc. of Connecticut, and Field Container Company, L.P of Illinois.

Product Description:
The merchandise subject to this investigation is certain folding gift boxes from the PRC. The technical language describing the scope of this investigation, including several specific exclusions, is included in the preliminary determination notice which will be published in the Federal Register.

Case Calendar:

Event Date
Final Determination October 13, 2001
ITC Final Determination
November 27, 2001
Order December 4, 2001


Import Statistics:

PRC
1997
1998
1999
2000
Quantity (kilograms) 6,066,917 8,416,662 10,160,402 13,928,200
Value ($) 15,918,477 21,180,101 25,460,721 34,048,550






 

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