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            On July 28, 2023, Brooklyn Bedding LLC; Carpenter Co., Corsicana Mattress Company; Future Foam, Inc.; FXI, Inc.; Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc.; Leggett & Platt, Incorporated; Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC; Southerland, Inc.; Tempur Sealy International; the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO (“USW”) (collectively, the “Mattress Petitioners”) filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties  on U.S. imports of mattresses from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burma, India, Italy, Kosovo, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, and Taiwan, as well as the imposition of countervailing duties on subsidized imports of mattresses from Indonesia.


The following language describes the imported merchandise that Mattress Petitioners intends to be included in the scope of these investigations:

The products covered by these petitions are all types of youth and adult mattresses. The

term “mattress” denotes an assembly of materials that at a minimum includes a “core,” which

provides the main support system of the mattress, and may consist of innersprings, foam, other

resilient filling, or a combination of these materials. Mattresses also may contain (1) “upholstery,” the material between the core and the top panel of the ticking on a single-sided

mattress, or between the core and the top and bottom panel of the ticking on a double-sided

mattress; and/or (2) “ticking,” the outermost layer of fabric or other material (e.g., vinyl) that

encloses the core and any upholstery, also known as a cover.

The scope of these petitions is restricted to only “adult mattresses” and “youth

mattresses.” “Adult mattresses” are frequently described as “twin,” “extra-long twin,” “full,”

“queen,” “king,” or “California king” mattresses. “Youth mattresses” are typically described as

“crib,” “toddler,” or “youth” mattresses. All adult and youth mattresses are included regardless

of size and size description.

The scope encompasses all types of “innerspring mattresses,” “non-innerspring

mattresses,” and “hybrid mattresses.” “Innerspring mattresses” contain innersprings, a series of

metal springs joined together in sizes that correspond to the dimensions of mattresses.

Mattresses that contain innersprings are referred to as “innerspring mattresses” or “hybrid

mattresses.” “Hybrid mattresses” contain two or more support systems as the core, such as layers of both memory foam and innerspring units.

“Non-innerspring mattresses” are those that do not contain any innerspring units. They

are generally produced from foams (e.g., polyurethane, memory (viscoelastic), latex foam, gel

infused viscoelastic (gel foam), thermobonded polyester, polyethylene) or other resilient filling.

Mattresses covered by the scope of these petitions may be imported independently, as

part of furniture or furniture mechanisms (e.g., convertible sofa bed mattresses, sofa bed

mattresses imported with sofa bed mechanisms, corner group mattresses, day-bed mattresses,

roll-away bed mattresses, high risers, trundle bed mattresses, crib mattresses), or as part of a set

(in combination with a “mattress foundation”). “Mattress foundations” are any base or support

for a mattress. Mattress foundations are commonly referred to as “foundations,” “boxsprings,”

“platforms,” and/or “bases.” Bases can be static, foldable, or adjustable. Only the mattress is

covered by the scope if imported as part of furniture, with furniture mechanisms, or as part of a

set, in combination with a mattress foundation.

Excluded from the scope of these petitions are “futon” mattresses. A “futon” is a bi-fold

frame made of wood, metal, or plastic material, or any combination thereof, that functions as

both seating furniture (such as a couch, love seat, or sofa) and a bed. A “futon mattress” is a

tufted mattress, where the top covering is secured to the bottom with thread that goes completely

through the mattress from the top through to the bottom, and it does not contain innersprings or

foam. A futon mattress is both the bed and seating surface for the futon.

Also excluded from the scope are airbeds (including inflatable mattresses) and waterbeds,

which consist of air- or liquid-filled bladders as the core or main support system of the mattress.

Also excluded is certain multifunctional furniture that is convertible from seating to

sleeping, regardless of filler material or components, where such filler material or components

are upholstered, integrated into the design and construction of, and inseparable from, the furniture framing, and the outermost layer of the multifunctional furniture converts into the

sleeping surface. Such furniture may, and without limitation, be commonly referred to as

“convertible sofas,” “sofabeds,” “sofa chaise sleepers,” “futons,” “ottoman sleepers,” or a like


Also excluded from the scope of these petitions are any products covered by the existing

antidumping duty orders on uncovered innerspring units from China, South Africa, and Vietnam.

See Uncovered Innerspring Units from the People’s Republic of China, South Africa, and

Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders, 84 Fed. Reg. 55285

(Oct. 16, 2019).

Also excluded from the scope of these orders are bassinet pads with a nominal length of

less than 39 inches, a nominal width of less than 25 inches, and a nominal depth of less than

2 inches.

Additionally, also excluded from the scope of these petitions are “mattress toppers.” A

“mattress topper” is a removable bedding accessory that supplements a mattress by providing an

additional layer that is placed on top of a mattress. Excluded mattress toppers have a height of

four inches or less.

The products subject to these petitions are currently classifiable under HTSUS

subheadings: 9404.21.0010, 9404.21.0013, 9404.21.0095, 9404.29.1005, 9404.29.1013,

9404.29.1095, 9404.29.9085, 9404.29.9087, 9404.29.9095. Products subject to these petitions

may also enter under HTSUS subheadings: 9401.41.0000, 9401.49.0000, and 9401.99.9081.

Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the

written description of the merchandise subject to these petitions is dispositive.


Brooklyn Bedding LLC; Carpenter Company; Corsicana Mattress Company; Future Foam Inc.; FXI, Inc.; Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc.; Leggett & Platt, Incorporated; Serta Simmons Bedding, Inc.; Southerland Inc.; Tempur Sealy International, Inc.;1 the International Brotherhood of Teamsters; and United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO (“USW”)



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For a list of foreign producers/exporters alleged by Petitioner, please see Attachment I.


For a list of importers alleged by the Petitioner, please see Attachment II


EventEarliest Date
Petition FiledJuly 28, 2023
DOC InitiationAugust 17, 2023
ITC Preliminary Investigation:
Questionnaires DueAugust 11, 2023
Request to appear at hearingAugust 16, 2023
HearingAugust 18, 2023
BriefsAugust 23, 2023
ITC VoteSeptember 11, 2023
DOC Investigation Schedule: 
DOC Preliminary Antidumping DeterminationJanuary 4, 2024
DOC Final Antidumping DeterminationMarch 19, 2024
DOC Preliminary Countervailing DeterminationOctober 21, 2023
DOC Final Countervailing DeterminationJanuary 4, 2024
ITC Final Investigation: 
ITC Final AD DeterminationMay 3, 2024
ITC Final CVD DeterminationFebruary 18, 2024


Bosnia and Herzegovina: 321%

Bulgaria: 117%

Burma: 154%

India: 61%

Italy: 200%

Kosovo: 915%

Mexico: 92%

Philippines: 497%

Poland: 43%

Slovenia: 1,094%

Spain: 66%

Taiwan: 738%


Above de minimis


AUV ($/unit)17111212093
AUV ($/unit)6871858980
AUV ($/unit)189211412669
AUV ($/unit)411108999130
AUV ($/unit)91959110287
AUV ($/unit)128142180156283
AUV ($/unit)9294889273
AUV ($/unit)8188109101124
AUV ($/unit)4675728365
AUV ($/unit)3033524344
AUV ($/unit)92100969380
AUV ($/unit)102119122136115
AUV ($/unit)1011059910955

CONTACT US For more information concerning this petition and how it may affect your business, please contact Jeffrey Neeley, Nithya Nagarajan, or Stephen Brophy.