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Preliminary Affirmative Determination in the CVD Investigation of Tin Mill Products From China

Preliminary Affirmative Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Tin Mill Products From the People’s Republic of China


On June 21, 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its preliminary affirmative determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of tin mill products from the People’s Republic of China (China).


Preliminary Subsidy Rates

Exporter/Producer Subsidy Rates (percent)
Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. 542.55%
Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. 89.02%
All Others 89.02%


Case Calendar

Event Date
Petition Filed January 18, 2023
Commerce Initiation Date February 7, 2023
ITC Preliminary Determination March 6, 2023
Commerce Preliminary Determination June 20, 2023
Commerce Final Determination October 30, 2023
ITC Final Determination* December 14, 2023
Issuance of Order** December 21, 2023

NOTE: Commerce’s preliminary and final determination deadlines are governed by statute. For CVD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).

* This will take place only in the event of a final affirmative determination from Commerce.

** This will take place only in the event of final affirmative determinations from Commerce and the International Trade Commission (ITC).


Import Statistics

CHINA 2019  2020  2021
Volume (KG) 99,897,046  93,996,913 117,991,737
Value (USD) $96,081,083 $74,434,158 $123,755,579


Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through IHS Markit’s Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 7210.11.0000, 7210.12.0000, 7210.50.0020, 7210.50.0090, 7210.50.0000, 7212.10.0000, 7212.50.0000, 7225.99.0090, and 7226.99.0180).


Other Case Information

  • The petitioners are Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (Cleveland, OH) and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (Pittsburgh, PA).
  • To date, Commerce maintains 668 antidumping duty (AD) and CVD orders that provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.
  • On February 8, Commerce concurrently initiated AD investigations on imports of tin mill products from Canada, China, Germany, the Netherlands, Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. These preliminary determinations in these AD investigations are currently scheduled to be announced on August 17.