On June 30, 2020, Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. and Mississippi Silicon LLC (“Petitioners”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on silicon metal from the Bosnia and Herzegovina (“Bosnia”), Iceland, and Malaysia. In addition, the petition alleges that imports of silicon metal from the Republic of Kazakhstan (“Kazakhstan”) are unfairly subsidized and requests the imposition of countervailing duties.
SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION
The scope of this investigation covers all forms and sizes of silicon metal, including silicon metal powder. Silicon metal contains at least 85.00 percent but less than 99.99 percent silicon, and less than 4.00 percent iron, by actual weight. Semiconductor grade silicon (merchandise containing at least 99 .99 percent silicon by actual weight and classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 2804.61.0000) is excluded from the scope of this investigation.
Silicon metal is currently classifiable under subheadings 2804.69.1000 and 2804.69.5000 of the HTSUS. While the HTSUSnumbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, thewritten description of the scope remains dispositive.
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc.
County Road 32
P.O. Box 157
Beverly. OH 45715
Website: https://www .ferroglobe.com/
Contact: Brian D’ Amico
General Counsel, Americas
Mississippi Silicon LLC
80 County Road 210
P.O. Box 316
Burnsville, MS 38833
Contact; John Lalley
Vice President, Finance .and Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (662) 696-2600
COUNSEL FOR PETITIONERS
Adam H. Gordon
The Bristol Group PLLC
1707 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
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||June 30, 2020|
|DOC Initiation||July 20, 2020|
|ITC Preliminary Investigation:|
|Questionnaires Due||July 14, 2020|
|Request to appear at hearing||July 20, 2020|
|Hearing||July 22, 2020|
|Briefs||July 27, 2020|
|ITC Vote||August 14, 2020|
|DOC Investigation Schedule:|
|DOC Preliminary Antidumping Determination||December 7, 2020|
|DOC Preliminary Countervailing Determination||September 23, 2020|
|DOC Final Antidumping Determination||February 22, 2021|
|DOC Final Countervailing Determination||December 7, 2020|
|ITC Final AD Determination||April 6, 2021|
|ITC Final CVD Determination||January 21, 2021|
ALLEGED DUMPING MARGINS
Iceland: 60.46% – 84.79%
For a list of alleged countervailing duty programs, please see Attachment III.
IMPORTS OF SUBJECT MERCHANDISE
|2017||2018||2019||Jan-Mar 2019||Jan-Mar 2020|
|AUV ($/Short Tons)||2,066||2,316||1,913||2,056||1,578|
|AUV ($/Short Tons)||1,641||1,882||1,686||1,824||1,463|
|AUV ($/Short Tons)||1,686||1,991||1,780||1,887||1,504|
|AUV ($/Short Tons)||1,430||–||1,693||–||1,440|