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Preliminary Determination in the CVD Investigations of Aluminum Extrusions from China, Indonesia, Mexico, and Turkey

Preliminary Affirmative Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Aluminum Extrusions from the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, Mexico, and Turkey

On March 5, 2024, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of aluminum extrusions from the People’s Republic of China (China), Indonesia, Mexico, and Turkey. Commerce is conducting concurrent antidumping duty investigations of aluminum extrusions from China, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Preliminary Subsidy Rates: 

CountryExporter/ProducerSubsidy Rate
ChinaQingdao Sea Nova Building169.66%*
Qingyuan SinoGar Aluminum Co., Ltd169.66%*
Sanhua (Hangzhou) Micro Channel Heat Exchanger Co., Ltd.**15.41%
Shenyang Yuanda Aluminum Industry Engineering Co., Ltd.169.66%*
Shenzhen SinoGar Aluminum Co., Ltd.169.66%*
Wenzhou Yongtai Electric Co., Ltd.169.66%*
Wuxi Rapid Scaffolding (Engineering) Co., Ltd.169.66%*
Yekalon Industry Inc169.66%*
All Others15.41%

*Based on adverse facts available
** As discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, Commerce has preliminarily found Zhejiang Sanhua Intelligent Controls Co., Ltd., Zhejiang Sanhua Automotive Components Co., Ltd., Shaoxing Sanhua New Energy Automotive Components Co., Ltd., Shaoxing Sanhua Automotive Thermal Management Technology Co., Ltd, and Sanhua Heat Exchanger (Zhengzhou) Co., Ltd to be cross-owned, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.525(b)(6)(vi), with Sanhua.


CountryExporter/ProducerSubsidy Rate
IndonesiaPT Alfo Citra Abadi6.69%
PT Indal Aluminum Industry TBK0.52% (de minimis)
All Others6.69%

*Based on adverse facts available

CountryExporter/ProducerSubsidy Rate
MexicoAluminio de Baja California S.A. de C.V **1.68%
Aluminio Texococo S.A. de C.V.***0.19% (de minimis)
Merit Aluminum Corporation77.82%*
Merit Stamping77.82%*
Tubos y Perfiles de Alumino77.82%*
All Others1.68%

*Based on adverse facts available
** As discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, Commerce preliminarily finds the following company to be cross-owned with Aluminio de Baja California S.A. de C.V.: Transformadora ABC, S.A. de C.V.
*** As discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, Commerce preliminarily finds the following companies to be cross-owned with Aluminio Texcoco S.A. de C.V.: Extrusiones Metálicas S.A. de C.V., NEO Aluminio, S.A. de C.V., and Fundi-met, S.A. de C.V.


CountryExporter/ProducerSubsidy Rate
TurkeyErdoganlar Aluminyum San. ve Tic. A.S.1.45%
Sistem Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.0.82% (de minimis)
Alkor Aluminyum Enerji Insaat Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi147.53%*
Ayde Aluminyum LTD. STI.147.53%*
P.M.S. Aluminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.147.53%*
Tuna Aluminium Ltd.147.53%*
Uluson Aluminum147.53%*
All Others1.45%

*Based on adverse facts available

Case Calendar 

Petitions FiledOctober 4, 2023
Commerce Initiation DateOctober 24, 2023
ITC Preliminary DeterminationNovember 20, 2023
Commerce Preliminary DeterminationMarch 4, 2024
Commerce Final DeterminationJuly 15, 2024
ITC Final Determination*August 29, 2024
Issuance of Order**September 5, 2024 

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. These deadlines may be extended under certain circumstances. 
* 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 by Commerce and the International Trade Commission (ITC).

Import Statistics 

Volume (KG)80,856,66093,335,27391,425,338
Value (USD)$288,055,279$313,638,683$348,489,179


Volume (KG)21,974,31936,172,46333,042,597
Value (USD)$66,992,667$116,803,756$142,624,890


Volume (KG)56,350,44381,046,440101,796,023
Value (USD)$276,623,808$445,213,954$653,881,771


Volume (KG)16,148,75627,704,99435,858,757
Value (USD)$64,023,101$117,864,793$201,291,902

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through S&P Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)) subheadings 7604.10.1000; 7604.10.3000; 7604.10.5000; 7604.21.0000; 7604.21.0010; 7604.21.0090; 7604.29.1000; 7604.29.1010; 7604.29.1090; 7604.29.3060; 7604.29.3090; 7604.29.5050; 7604.29.5090; 7608.10.0030; 7608.10.0090; 7608.20.0030; 7608.20.0090; 7610.10.0010; 7610.10.0020; 7610.10.0030; 7610.90.0040; and 7610.90.0080.

Other Case Information

  • The petitioners are the U.S. Aluminum Extrusions Coalition (the Coalition) and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (Pittsburgh, PA). The Coalition consists of 14 U.S. aluminum extruders: Alexandria Extrusion Company (Alexandria, MN); APEL Extrusions Inc. (Coburg, OR); Bonnell Aluminum (Newnan, GA); Brazeway (Adrian, MI); Custom Aluminum Products (South Elgin, IL); Extrudex Aluminum (North Jackson, OH); International Extrusions (Garden City, MI); Jordan Aluminum Company (Memphis, TN); M-D Building Products (Oklahoma City, OK); Merit Aluminum (Corona, CA); MI Metals (Oldsmar, FL); Pennex Aluminum (Wellsville, PA); Tower Extrusions (Olney, TX); Western Extrusions (Carrollton, TX).
  • For general information and next steps, please refer to a list of preliminary FAQs. 
  • For more information on subsidy programs, please refer to the subsidies enforcement library.
  • Additional case information including the scope of the investigations, are on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). Once you log in, please refer to case numbers C-570-159, C-560-841, C-201-861, and C-489-851, for the China, Indonesia, Mexico, and Turkey investigations, respectively.
  • To date, Commerce maintains 678 AD and CVD orders that provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.