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Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Structural Steel Beams from Japan

On April 18, 2000, the Department of Commerce ("DOC") announced the final determination in the antidumping ("AD") investigation on Structural Steel Beams from Japan.

PETITIONERS:

The AD petitions were filed on behalf of the U.S. steel industry by the following domestic producers and union: Northwestern Steel & Wire Company, Nucor-Yamato Steel Company, TXI-Chaparral Steel Co., and the United Steelworkers of America ("AFL-CIO").

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

The merchandise subject to this investigation is structural steel beams. The technical language describing the scope of the investigation will be included in the final determination notice which will be published in the Federal Register.

CASE CALENDAR:

The following determinations will be made not later than these statutory deadlines:

Petitions Filed: 07 July 1999

Initiation: 27 July 1999

ITC Preliminary Determination: 20 August 1999

DOC Preliminary Determination: 02 February 2000

DOC Final Determination: 14 April 2000

ITC Final Determination: 01 June 2000

Order (estimated): 08 June 2000

FINAL DUMPING MARGINS:

Company AD Margins (ad valorem)

Kawasaki Steel Corporation 65.21

Nippon Steel Corporation 65.21

NKK Corporation/Toa Steel Co., Ltd. 65.21

Sumitomo Metals Industries, Ltd. 65.21

Tokyo Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 65.21

Topy Industries, Limited 65.21

All Others 31.98


VOLUME AND VALUE OF IMPORTS

VOLUME(NT)


JAPAN 1996 1997 1998 Jan - Mar 1998 Jan - Mar 1999
Volume (NT) 41,457 43,422 924,200 136,122 176,628

VALUE ($)

JAPAN 1996 1997 1998 Jan - Mar 1998 Jan - Mar 1999
Value ($)(000) 15,923 15,750 313,395 62,332 47,240





 

 

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