ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Mar 2009In March 2009, the United States renewed an existing anti-dumping order.
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U.S. International Trade Commission at http://www.usitc.gov/trade_remedy/.
In a Federal Register notice published on March 13, 2009 the U.S. Department of Commerce renewed the existing anti-dumping order against imports of refined brown aluminum oxide from China. The original order was imposed on November 19, 2003, with the renewed order thus exceeding the five-year 'sunset' standard that generally applies to trade-remedy measures under WTO agreements (i.e., article 21.3 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures and article 11.3 of the Anti-dumping Agreement).
Imports of the subject merchandise are provided for under the following categories of the
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States ('HTS'): 7604.21.0000, 7604.29.1000,
7604.29.3010, 7604.29.3050, 7604.29.5030, 7604.29.5060, 7608.20.0030, and 7608.20.0090.
The subject merchandise entered as parts of other aluminum products may be classifiable under
the following additional Chapter 76 subheadings: 7610.10, 7610.90, 7615.19, 7615.20, and
7616.99 as well as under other HTS chapters.