Anti Dumping

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Submitted By sailesh
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Antidumping duties and measures laid by U.S.A

Sailesh Patel


On January 19, 2012, the Department of Commerce initiated antidumping (AD) and Countervailing (CVD) investigations of imports of large residential washers from Korea (AD/CVD) and Mexico (AD). The petitioner is Whirlpool Corporation. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) is scheduled to make its preliminary injury determinations on or about February 13, 2012. If the ITC determines that there is a reasonable indication that imports from Korea and Mexico materially injure or threaten material injury to, the domestic industry, the investigations will continue, and Commerce will be scheduled to make its Countervailing duties and antidumping duties preliminary determinations in March and June 2012, respectively, unless extended. The U.S. government recently decided to no longer collect antidumping duties on imports of stainless steel sheet and strip in coils (SSSSC) from Germany, Italy and Mexico. This action follows from a recent vote of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in connection with a “sunset review” of existing antidumping duty orders on imports of SSSSC from these three countries, as well as from Japan, Korea and Taiwan. The United States on Friday set hefty preliminary anti-dumping duties on large power transformers made in its future free-trade partner South Korea and used in the electric utility industry.

Antidumping duty investigations:

Large residential washers are automatic clothes washing machines with a cabinet width (measured from its widest point) of at least 24.5 inches (62.23 cm) and…...