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FACT SHEET
Final Results in the First Antidumping Duty Review of Non-Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate from the People's Republic of China


FINDINGS
On November 7, 2002, the Department of Commerce announced the final determination for the above-referenced investigation. We found dumping margins ranging from 0 to 51.74 percent for imports entered during the period November 23, 1999, through May 31, 2001.

PETITIONERS
Tree Top, Inc. (WA); Knouse Foods Cooperative, Inc. (PA); Green Valley Packers (CA); Mason County Fruit Packers Co-op, Inc. (MI); and Coloma Frozen Foods, Inc. (MI).

PRODUCTS COVERED
Merchandise covered by this review is non-frozen apple juice concentrate (NFAJC) from the People=s Republic of China (PRC). NFAJC is defined as all non-frozen concentrated apple juice with a Brix scale of 40 or greater, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter, and whether or not fortified with vitamins or minerals. The technical language describing the scope of this investigation is included in the final determination notice which will be published in the Federal Register.

FINAL ANTIDUMPING MARGINS
Company
Final Margins
SHANDONG ZHONGLU JUICE GROUP CO.
0%
SHAANXI MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT IMPORT & EXPORT CORPORATION
0%
YANTAI ORIENTAL JUICE CO., LTD.
0%
SANMENXIA LAKESIDE FRUIT JUICE CO., LTD.
0%
SHAANXI GOLD PETER NATURAL DRINK CO., LTD.
0%
SHANDONG FOODSTUFFS IMPORT & EXPORT CORP.
0%
SHAANXI HAISHENG FRESH FRUIT JUICE CO.
0%
SHAANXI HENGXING FRUIT JUICE CO., LTD.
0%
QINGDAO NANNAN FOODS CO.
0%
XIAN ASIA QIN FRUIT CO., LTD.
0%
PRC-WIDE RATE (including Changsha Industrial Products & Minerals Import and Export Co., Ltd.)
51.74%


VOLUME AND VALUE OF IMPORTS
1999 2000 2001
Volume (Kg) 233,220,627 231,427,933 261,468,313
Value (US$) $212,628,701 $264,222,573 $212,399,459
Source: U.S. International Trade Commission, Dataweb


CASE CALENDAR
Event Administrative Review of AD Order
Initiation of Review July 17, 2001
Preliminary Results July 1, 2002
Final Results November 6, 2002
Instructions to Customs November 7, 2002




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