U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duties
Important Update: Enforcement and Compliance is temporarily modifying certain requirements for serving documents containing business proprietary information in antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) cases, to facilitate the effectuation of service through electronic means. These temporary modifications will be in place until further notice. These modifications can be found in Access (pdf, 2 pages, 129KB) and include the temporary final rule, extension notice, summary, and additional information.
Additional AD/CVD Resources
Are you a U.S. producer competing against unfair foreign imports? Our AD CVD petition counseling team can help you understand your options under the U.S. trade remedy laws and provide guidance on how to file an AD and/or CVD petition for investigation.
Suspension agreements allow Commerce and interested parties to suspend AD or CVD investigations in favor of an agreement (undertaking) that provides for elimination of the unfair pricing or subsidies, or of the injury caused by the imports under investigation. There are currently eight AD CVD suspension agreement in effect.
Commerce works closely with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on AD/CVD proceedings. They are responsible for enforcing AD/CVD laws on imported goods. CBP also collects AD/CVD cash deposits, administers AD/CVD entries/ assesses and collects final AD/CVD, and enforced AD/CVD on imports that evade AD/CVD orders.
The Department of Commerce issues Administrative Protective Orders to protect business proprietary information (BPI) submitted to its proceedings. Whether you are a firm submitting BPI to the Department, or a representative of a party to the proceeding requesting BPI, these resources can help guide you through the process