On January 27, 2021, Daikin America, Inc. (“Petitioner”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on granular polytetrafluoroethylene resin from India and Russia.
SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION
The product covered by this investigation is granular polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin. PTFE is covered by the scope of this investigation whether filled or unfilled, whether or not modified, and whether or not containing co-polymer, additives, pigments, or other materials. Also included is PTFE wet raw polymer. The chemical formula for PTFE is C2F4, and the Chemical Abstracts Service Registry number is 9002-84-0.
Subject merchandise includes material matching the above description that has been finished, packaged, or otherwise processed in a third country, including by filling, modifying, compounding, packaging with another product, or performing any other finishing, packaging, or processing that would not otherwise remove the merchandise from the scope of the investigations if performed in the country of manufacture of the granular PTFE.
The product covered by this investigation does not include dispersion or coagulated dispersion (also known as fine powder) PTFE.
PTFE further processed into micropowder, having particle size typically ranging from 1 to 25 microns, and a melt-flow rate no less than 0.1 gram/10 minutes, is excluded from the scope of this investigation.
Granular PTFE is classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheading 3904.61.0010. Subject merchandise may also be classified under HTSUS subheading 3904.69.5000. Although the HTSUS subheadings and CAS Number are provided for convenience and Customs purposes, the written description of the scope is dispositive.
Daikin America, Inc.
20 Olympic Drive
Orangeburg, NY 10962
Tel: (800) 365-9570
Contact: Stefan Kenn
COUNSEL FOR PETITIONERS
Luke A. Meisner
900 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001
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||January 27, 2021|
|DOC Initiation||February 16, 2021|
|ITC Preliminary Investigation:|
|Questionnaires Due||February 10, 2021|
|Request to appear at hearing||February 15, 2021|
|Hearing||February 17, 2021|
|Briefs||February 22, 2021|
|ITC Vote||March 15, 2021|
|DOC Investigation Schedule:|
|DOC Preliminary Antidumping Determination||July 6, 2021|
|DOC Preliminary Countervailing Determination||April 22, 2021|
|DOC Final Antidumping Determination||September 19, 2021|
|DOC Final Countervailing Determination||July 6, 2021|
|ITC Final Investigation:|
|ITC Final AD Determination||November 3, 2021|
|ITC Final CVD Determination||August 20, 2021|
ALLEGED DUMPING MARGINS
For a list of alleged countervailing duty programs, please see Attachment III.
IMPORTS OF SUBJECT MERCHANDISE
|2017||2018||2019||Jan – Sep 2019||Jan – Sep 2020|
For more information concerning this petition and how it may affect your business, please contact Jeffrey Neeley, Nithya Nagarajan, or Stephen Brophy.