On July 8, 2019, Petitioners Advanced Extrusion Inc. (“Advanced Extrusion”), Ex-Tech Plastics, Inc. (“Ex-Tech”), and Multi-Plastics Extrusions, Inc. (“Multi-Plastics”) filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on imports of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Sheet from Korea, Mexico and Oman.
SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION
The merchandise covered by these petitions is raw, pretreated, or primed polyethylene terephthalate sheet, whether extruded or coextruded, in thicknesses of equal to or greater than 7 mil (0.007 inches) and not exceeding 45 mil (0.045 inches) (“PET sheet”). The scope includes all PET sheet whether made from prime (virgin) inputs or recycled inputs, as well as any blends thereof. The scope includes all PET sheet meeting the above specifications regardless of color, surface treatment, coating, lamination, or other surface finish.
The merchandise subject to these investigations is properly classified under statistical reporting number 3920.62.0090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS statistical reporting number is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise is dispositive.
Advanced Extrusion, Inc.
22101 Industrial Blvd.
Rogers, MN 55374
Ex-Tech Plastics, Inc.
11413 Burlington Road
P.O. Box 576
Richmond, IL 60071
Multi-Plastics Extrusions, Inc.
600 Dietrich Ave.
Hazleton, PA 18201
COUNSEL FOR PETITIONERS
Paul C. Rosenthal
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
3050 K Street, N.W. Suite 400
Washington, DC 20007
For a list of foreign producers/exporters alleged by Petitioner, please see Attachment I.
For a list of importers alleged by Petitioner, please see Attachment II.
|Petition Filed||July 8, 2019|
|DOC Initiation||July 29, 2019|
|ITC Preliminary Investigation:|
|Questionnaires Due||July 22, 2019|
|Request to appear at hearing||July 25, 2019|
|Hearing||July 29, 2019|
|Briefs||August 5, 2019|
|ITC Vote||August 22, 2019|
|DOC Preliminary Antidumping Determination||December 15, 2019|
|DOC Final Antidumping Determination||February 28, 2020|
|ITC Final Determination||April 13, 2020|
ALLEGED DUMPING MARGIN
Mexico: 27.70% to 75.17%
Korea: 44.45% to 52.39%
IMPORTS OF SUBJECT MERCHANDISE
|2016||2017||2018||2018 Jan-May||2019 Jan-May|