ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Jun 2015

In June 2015, the United States initiated anti-subsidy and anti-dumping investigations on imports of corrosion-resistant steel products from China, India, Italy, the Republic of Korea and Chinese Taipei. In November 2015, a provisional countervailing duty was imposed. In July 2016, a definitive countervailing duty was imposed. In June 2021, a sunset review was initiated and the duty was extended in August 2021.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 24 Jun 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On 3 June 2015, the United States International Trade Administration initiated a countervailing investigation on imports of certain corrosion-resistant steel products from India, Italy, Republic of Korea, Chinese Taipei and China. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 7210.30.00, 7210.41.00, 7210.49.00, 7210.61.00, 7210.69.00, 7210.70.60, 7210.90.10, 7210.90.60, 7210.90.90, 7212.20.00, 7212.30.10, 7212.30.30, 7212.30.50, 7212.40.10, 7212.40.50, 7212.50.00, 7212.60.00, 7215.90.10, 7215.90.30, 7215.90.50, 7217.20.15, 7217.30.15, 7217.90.10, 7217.90.50, 7225.91.00, 7225.92.00 and 7226.99.01. This investigation follows the application lodged by United States Steel Corporation, Nucor Corporation, Steel Dynamics Inc., California Steel Industries, ArcelorMittal USA LLC, and AK Steel Corporation.

On 25 July 2016, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a definitive countervailing duty on imports of the subject good from Italy, Republic of Korea and China.  The rate of duty on imports from Italy ranges from 12.48% to 92.12%. The rate of duty on imports from Korea ranges from 8.75% to 147.79%. The rate of duty on imports from China is 199.43%. A definitive duty was neither imposed on imports from India nor Chinese Taipei. The notice imposing definitive duties was published on 25 July 2016.

On 1 June 2021, the United States International Trade Administration announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from India, Italy, Republic of Korea, Chinese Taipei and China. 

 

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 24 Jun 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-subsidy

On 3 June 2015, the United States International Trade Administration initiated an countervailing investigation on imports of certain corrosion-resistant steel products from India, Italy, Republic of Korea and China.  The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 7210.30.00, 7210.41.00, 7210.49.00, 7210.61.00, 7210.69.00, 7210.70.60, 7210.90.10, 7210.90.60, 7210.90.90, 7212.20.00, 7212.30.10, 7212.30.30, 7212.30.50, 7212.40.10, 7212.40.50, 7212.50.00, 7212.60.00, 7215.90.10, 7215.90.30, 7215.90.50, 7217.20.15, 7217.30.15, 7217.90.10, 7217.90.50, 7225.91.00, 7225.92.00 and 7226.99.01.  This investigation follows the application lodged United States Steel Corporation, Nucor Corporation, Steel Dynamics Inc., California Steel Industries, ArcelorMittal USA LLC, and AK Steel Corporation.

On 25 July 2016, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a definitive countervailing duty on imports of the subject good from India, Italy, Republic of Korea and China. The rate of duty on imports from India ranges from 8% to 29,49%. The rate of duty on imports from Italy ranges from 0,07% to 38,51%. The rate of duty on imports from Korea ranges from 0,72% to 1,19%. The rate of duty on imports from China ranges from 39,05% to 241,07%. The notice imposing definitive duties was published on 25 July 2016.

On 1 June 2021, the United States International Trade Administration announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from India, Italy, Republic of Korea and China. 

On 19 August 2021, the United States International Trade Administration issued a notice extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of corrosion-resistant steel products from China following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty ranges from 39,05% to 241,07%. The notice extending the definitive duty entered into force on 19 August 2021.