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Antidumping Investigation: Live Processed Blue Mussels from Canada

On April 2, 2001, the Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the initiation of the antidumping (AD) investigation on live processed blue mussels from Canada.

PETITIONER:

Great Eastern Mussel Farms Inc., of Maine

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

The merchandise subject to this investigation is live processed blue mussels from Canada. Included in the scope are fresh, live processed blue mussels (mytilus edulis). Processing may include, but is not limited to, purging, grading, debearding, picking, inspecting and packing. The live processed blue mussels subject to this investigation are currently classifiable under subheadings 0307.31.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).

The technical language describing the scope of this investigation will be included in the notice of initiation which will be published in the Federal Register.

CASE CALENDAR (no extensions)

Petitions Filed: March 12, 2001

Petition Amended: March 20, 2001

Initiation Deadline: April 2, 2001

ITC Preliminary Determination: April 26, 2001

ITA Preliminary Determination: August 20, 2001

ITA Final Determination (statutory): November 5, 2001

ITC Final Determination (estimated): December 20, 2001

Order, if final is affirmative (estimated): December 27, 2001

ALLEGED DUMPING MARGINS

COUNTRY ALLEGED MARGINS
Canada 15% to 67%


VOLUME AND VALUE OF IMPORTS

COUNTRY VOLUME (KGS) VALUE (USD)
Canada 9,279,013 15,071,227

 

 

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