Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value:
Pure Magnesium from Israel
April 24, 2001, the Department of Commerce announced its preliminary
determination in the above-referenced antidumping duty (AD) investigation.
This investigation was initiated on November 6, 2000. The period
of investigation for Israel is October 1, 1999, through September
Corporation of America (Magcorp) and the United Steel Workers of
America, Locals 482 and 8319
subject to this investigation is pure magnesium. The technical language
describing the scope of this investigation will be included in the
preliminary determination which will be published in the Federal
Filed: October 17, 2000
November 6, 2000
Determination: December 1, 2000
Determination (AD): April 23, 2001
Determination (statutory, if unextended): July
Determination (statutory, if extended): September 12,
Determination, if ITA
Final Determination is affirmative (estimated): August
Determination, if ITA Final Determination
(estimated if extended): October 27, 2001
Final is affirmative (estimated): August 30, 2001
Final is affirmative (estimated if extended): November
If DOC makes
an affirmative final determination, the ITC must make a final injury
determination within 45 days. If that determination is affirmative,
DOC will issue an antidumping duty order.
PRELIMINARY DETERMINATION MARGINS
/ Producer/Exporter Margin Percentages
Dead Sea Magnesium /
All Others Rate /
U.S. law allows this date to be extended.
Date estimated using a publication date of April 30, 2001.
Figures are from the Census Bureau's U.S. Imports CD-rom Data
Base for HTS subheadings 8104.11.0000 and 8104.30.0000. Pure magnesium
was imported in ingot form only (HTS 8104.11.000) from Israel during
the above time periods.