Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigations
Imports of Ferrovanadium from the People's Republic of China and
the Republic of South Africa
On Thursday, November 21, 2002, the Department of Commerce announced
its final determination in the above-mentioned investigations on imports
of ferrovanadium from People's Republic of China ("China") and
the Republic of South Africa ("South Africa").
The petitions were filed November 26, 2001, by Bear Metallurgical Company
(PA), Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corporation (OH), Gulf Chemical &
Metallurgical Corporation (TX), U.S. Vanadium Corporation (CT), and CS
Metals of Louisiana LLC (LA). On Tuesday, December 18, 2001, the Department
of Commerce announced the initiation of these antidumping investigations.
The merchandise subject to these investigations is ferrovanadium, an alloying
agent added to steel to enhance strength and wear resistance. The technical
language describing the scope of these investigations will be included
in the notice of initiation which will be published in the Federal
*Note: U.S. law allows these dates to be extended.
||November 26, 2001
||December 17, 2001
|ITC Preliminary Injury Determination
||January 10, 2002
|DOC Preliminary Determination
||June 25, 2002
|DOC Final Determination Deadline*
||November 20, 2002
|ITC Final Injury Determination Deadline*
||January 6, 2003
||January 13, 2003
Final Dumping Margins
Pangang Group International & Trading Corp.
|Pangang - 13.03%
PRC Wide - 66.71%
Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation
Xstrata South Africa (Proprietary) Limited
|Highveld - 116.00%
All Others - 116.00%
*Note: These statistics are from the USITC's Dataweb and
reflect the aggregate of all items imported from the PRC and South Africa
under the HTSUS classification number 7202.92.00.