ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Jul 2014
In July 2014, the government of the United States initiated a new anti-dumping investigation. In January 2015, provisional duties were imposed. In August 2015, a definitive duty was imposed. In February 2021, the definitive duty was extended for a new period following the conclusion of a sunset review initiated in July 2020.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Federal Register, 21 July 2014, Document No. 79 FR 42285, Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2014/07/21/2014-17096/certain-passenger-vehicle-and-light-truck-tires-from-the-peoples-republic-of-china-initiation-of
WTO, Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures - Semi-annual report under article 25.11 of the Agreement - United States, Document No. G/SCM/N/298/USA, issued on 11 March 2016: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=235041,231370,231057,230797,227858,227426,225128,134513,134124,133819&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=5&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
Federal Register, 1 July 2020, Document No. 85 FR 39526, International Trade Administration, Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/07/01/2020-14198/initiation-of-five-year-sunset-reviews
Federal Register, 19 February 2021, Document No. 86 FR 10247, International Trade Administration, Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/02/19/2021-03397/certain-passenger-vehicle-and-light-truck-tires-from-the-peoples-republic-of-china-continuation-of#footnote-3-p10248
On 21 July 2014, the International Trade Administration issued notice document No. 779 FR 42285 initiating an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tyres from China. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheadings 4011.10.10.10, 4011.10.10.20, 4011.10.10.30, 4011.10.10.40, 4011.10.10.50, 4011.10.10.60, 4011.10.10.70, 4011.10.50.00, 4011.20.10.05, 4011.20.50.10, 4011.99.45.00, 4011.99.85.00, 8708.70.45.45, 8708.70.45.60, 8708.70.60.30, 8708.70.60.45, and 8708.70.60.60. This investigation follows the application lodged on 3 June 2014 by United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union. On the same day, an antidumping investigation was initiated, see related state act.
On 1 December 2014, the United States imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good from China. The rate of duty is between 12.50% and 81.29%.
On 30 December 2014, the United States amended the provisional duty. The rate of duty is 11.74% or 12.03%.
On 10 August 2015, the United States imposed a definitive duty on imports of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tyres from China. The rate of duty is between 20.73% and 116.33%.
On 1 July 2020, the Department of Commerce initiated a sunset review of the definitive countervailing duty on imports of the subject good from China. On the same day, a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from China was initiated.
On 19 February 2021, the International Trade Administration issued Notice Document No. 86 FR 10247 extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China for a new period of five years.