Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
and Postponement of Final Determination:
Magnesium in Granular Form from the People's Republic of China
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 is April 1, 2000, through September 30, 2000.
Corporation of America (Magcorp) and the United Steel Workers of
America, Locals 482 and 8319
subject to this investigation is granular pure magnesium. The technical
language describing the scope of this investigation will be included
in the preliminary determination which will be published in the
Filed: October 17, 2000
November 6, 2000
Determination: December 1, 2000
Determination (AD): April 23, 2001
Determination (extended): September 12, 2001(1)
Determination (estimated): October 27, 2001
final is affirmative (estimated): November 3, 2001
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.
Weighted-Average // Producer/Exporter Margin Percentages
& Rare Minerals Import
and Export/China National Nonferrous Metals
Industry Trading Group Corp // 8.76%
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
in ingot form (HTS 8104.11.000) is covered under an existing antidumping
duty order. The data above reflect imports of pure magnesium in
granular form only (HTS 8104.30.000) from the PRC during the above