US ITC announces injury determinations in AD/CVD case against large diameter welded pipe from four countries

Wednesday, 03 April 2019 21:55:49 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) announced its injury determinations in the antidumping and countervailing duty investigations concerning large diameter welded (LDW) pipe from Canada, Greece, Korea, and Turkey that the US Department of Commerce (DOC) has determined are sold in the United States at less than fair value and subsidized by the governments of Korea and Turkey.

Four Commissioners identified three like products and one Commissioner identified two like products in these investigations.

LDW carbon and alloy steel line pipe (line pipe):  The ITC made affirmative determinations with respect to the antidumping duty investigations of line pipe from Canada, Greece, Korea, and Turkey. Chairman David S. Johanson and Commissioners Irving A. Williamson and Rhonda K. Schmidtlein voted in the affirmative; Commissioner Meredith M. Broadbent voted in the negative.

The ITC made affirmative determinations with respect to the countervailing duty investigation of line pipe from Korea. Chairman Johanson and Commissioners Williamson and Schmidtlein voted in the affirmative; Commissioner Broadbent voted in the negative.

All four Commissioners voted to terminate the countervailing duty investigation of line pipe from Turkey.

LDW carbon and alloy steel structural pipe (structural pipe): The ITC made affirmative determinations with respect to the antidumping duty investigations of structural pipe from Canada, Korea, and Turkey.  Chairman Johanson and Commissioners Williamson, Broadbent, and Schmidtlein, voted in the affirmative.

The ITC made affirmative determinations with respect to the countervailing duty investigations of structural pipe from Korea and Turkey. Chairman Johanson and Commissioners Williamson, Broadbent, and Schmidtlein, voted in the affirmative.

All four Commissioners voted to terminate the antidumping duty investigation of structural pipe from Greece.

LDW stainless steel pipe (stainless steel pipe):  All five Commissioners made negative determinations with respect to the antidumping duty investigations of stainless steel pipe from Canada and Korea.

All five Commissioners voted in the negative with respect to the countervailing duty investigation of stainless steel pipe from Korea.

All five Commissioners voted to terminate the antidumping duty investigations of stainless steel pipe from Greece and Turkey and the countervailing duty investigation of stainless steel pipe from Turkey.

Commissioner Jason E. Kearns voted in the affirmative with respect to the LDW carbon and alloy steel pipe antidumping duty investigations concerning Canada, Greece, Korea, and Turkey and the countervailing duty investigation concerning Korea. Commissioner Kearns voted to terminate the LDW carbon and alloy steel pipe countervailing duty investigations concerning Turkey.

As a result of the ITC’s affirmative determinations, the DOC will issue: antidumping duty orders on imports of LDW carbon and alloy steel line pipe from Canada, Greece, Korea, and Turkey; a countervailing duty order on imports of LDW carbon and alloy steel line pipe from Korea; antidumping duty orders on imports of LDW carbon and alloy steel structural pipe from Canada, Korea, and Turkey; and a countervailing duty order on imports of LDW carbon and alloy steel structural pipe from Korea and Turkey.


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