SHEET -- Antidumping Duty Investigations:
Polyester Staple Fiber from Korea and Taiwan
23, 2000, the Department of Commerce announced the final determinations
in the antidumping duty investigations of certain polyester staple
fiber from Korea and Taiwan. Since then, we have corrected clerical
errors made in the final determination calculations.
E. I. DuPont
de Nemours*, Inc.; Arteva Specialities S.a.r.l., d/b/a KoSa; Wellman,
and, Intercontinental Polymers, Inc.
*E. I. DuPont
de Nemours is not a petitioner in the Taiwan case.
filed: April 2, 1999
April 22, 1999
injury determination: May 17, 1999
determinations: October 29, 1999
determinations: March 23, 2000
determinations: May 5, 2000
As a result
of the International Trade Commission (ITC) affirmative final
injury determination on May 5, 2000, the Department will issue
duty orders covering all companies with above de minimis margins.
Final Margin % / Preliminary Margin %
Samyang Corporation de minimis (0.14) / 3.51
Synthetics Co., Ltd. 7.91 / 6.33
Corporation 14.10 / 26.39
11.35 / 7.99
Textile Ltd. 9.51 / 0.00
Nan Ya Plastics
Corp. 5.77 / 0.00
determined that critical circumstances do not exist for both countries.
AND VALUE OF IMPORTS FOR 1998:
/ Value (US$)
221,724,005 / 73,710,899
110,099,445 / 51,909,897
U.S. Department of Commerce)