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Preliminary Affirmative Antidumping Duty Determinations:
Low Enriched Uranium from France and the United Kingdom

Preliminary Negative Antidumping Duty Determinations:
Low Enriched Uranium from Germany and the Netherlands

On Friday, July 6, 2001, the Department of Commerce will announce its preliminary determinations in the above-referenced antidumping duty (AD) investigations. These investigations were initiated on December 27, 2000. The period of investigation is October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000.

Petitioners

These petitions were filed on behalf of USEC Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary, United States Enrichment Corporation. Subsequent to the filing of the petitions, the Paper, Allied -Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC, and Local 5-550 and Local 5-689 (PACE) joined USEC, Inc. as petitioners in these cases.

Case Calendar

Petition Filed: December 7, 2000
Initiation: December 27, 2000
ITC Preliminary Determination: January 22, 2001
DOC Preliminary Determination: July 5, 2001*
DOC Final Determination: November 22, 2001**
ITC Final Determination : January 6, 2002***
Order (anticipated): January 13, 2002


* This is a fully extended deadline.
** The final determinations in concurrent CVD investigations are aligned with these antidumping final determinations, which have been extended at the request of petitioners and respondents. The date is an estimate based on 135 days from publication of the preliminary determinations.
*** If the DOC makes affirmative final AD or CVD determinations, the ITC must make a final injury determination within 45 days. If that determination is affirmative, the DOC will issue a duty order.

Product Description

The merchandise subject to these investigations is low enriched uranium (LEU). The technical language describing the scope of these investigations will be included in the notice of preliminary determination which will be published in the Federal Register.



Antidumping Margins Rates: Preliminary Determination.

Country Manufacturer/ Producer/Exporter Weighted-Average Margin Percentages
France

Eurodif
All Others

17.52
17.52
Germany Urenco
All Others
de minimis
de minimis
The Netherlands Urenco
All Others
de minimis
de minimis
United Kingdom Urenco
All Others
3.35
3.35





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