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On March 28, 2024, CC Metals and Alloys, LLC (“CCMA”) and Ferroglobe USA, Inc.(“Ferroglobe”) (“Petitioners”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on ferrosilicon from the Federative Republic of Brazil (“Brazil”), the Republic of Kazakhstan (“Kazakhstan”), Malaysia, and the Russian Federation (“Russia”).

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The following language describes the imported merchandise from Brazil, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, and Russia that is within the scope of this Petition:

The scope of this investigation covers all forms and sizes of ferrosilicon, regardless of grade, including ferrosilicon briquettes. Ferrosilicon is a ferroalloy containing by weight four percent or more iron, more than eight percent but not more than 96 percent silicon, three percent or less phosphorus, 30 percent or less manganese, less than three percent magnesium, and 10 percent or less any other element. The merchandise covered also includes product described as slag, if the product meets these specifications. Subject merchandise includes material matching the above description that has been finished, packaged, or otherwise processed in a third country, including by performing any grinding or 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 ferrosilicon.

Ferrosilicon is currently classifiable under subheadings 7202.21.1000, 7202.21.5000, 7202.21.7500, 7202.21.9000, 7202.29.0010, and 7202.29.0050 of the HTSUS. While the HTSUS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope remains dispositive.

PETITIONERS

CC Metals and Alloys, LLC

1542 North Main

PO Box 217

Calvert City, KY 42029

(305) 356-4062

http://www.ccmetals.com/

Ferroglobe USA, Inc.

County Road 32

P.O. Box 157

Beverly, OH 45715

(786) 509-6942

https://www.ferroglobe.com/

COUNSEL FOR PETITIONERS

The Bristol Group PLLC

1707 L Street, NW

Suite 570

Washington, D.C. 20036

202-991-2700

www.bristolgrouplaw.com

NAMED PRODUCERS/EXPORTERS

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

NAMED IMPORTERS

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

ESTIMATED SCHEDULE

EventEarliest Date
Petition FiledMarch 28, 2024
DOC InitiationApril 17, 2024
ITC Preliminary Investigation:
Questionnaires DueApril 11, 2024
Request to appear at hearing                                     April 16, 2024
HearingApril 18, 2024
BriefsApril 23, 2024
ITC VoteMay 12, 2024
  
DOC Investigation Schedule: 
DOC Preliminary Antidumping DeterminationSeptember 4, 2024
DOC Final Antidumping DeterminationNovember 18, 2024
DOC Preliminary Countervailing DeterminationJune 21, 2024
DOC Final Countervailing DeterminationSeptember 4, 2024
  
ITC Final Investigation: 
ITC Final AD Determination                 January 2, 2025
ITC Final CVD Determination              October 19, 2024

ALLEGED DUMPING MARGINS

Brazil:                          20%    

Kazakhstan:                212.49%

Malaysia:                     162.59%

Russia:                         143.03%

ALLEGED COUNTERVAILING DUTY MARGINS

Above de minimis

ALLEGED SUBSIDIES

For a list of alleged subsidies the Petitioner, please see Attachment III.

IMPORTS OF SUBJECT MERCHANDISE

 202120222023% Change
Brazil    
Customs Value$32,238,579$75,520,909$60,784,366NA
AUV $/KG1.452.361.75NA
Subject Import AUV $/MT$1,450$2,360$1,750-25.62
Kazakhstan    
Value (USD)$26,171,013$30,599,014$31,706,786NA
AUV $/KG2.005.042.17NA
Subject Import AUV $/MT$2,000$5,040$2,170-56.87
Malaysia    
Value (USD)$38,313,759$73,591,862$41,793,809NA
AUV $/KG2.263.581.77NA
Subject Import AUV $/MT$2,260$3,580$1,770-50.49
Russia    
Value (USD)$193,551,196$359,418,570$163,693,378NA
AUV $/KG2.914.052.30NA
Subject Import AUV $/MT$2,910$4,050$2,300-43.36

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

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Photo of Jeffrey Neeley Jeffrey Neeley

Jeffrey has more than 25 years of experience representing private parties in international trade remedies disputes in the U.S. and in foreign jurisdictions. He guides clients in matters including antidumping investigations, countervailing duties, subsidies, intellectual property disputes as well as related customs, export…

Jeffrey has more than 25 years of experience representing private parties in international trade remedies disputes in the U.S. and in foreign jurisdictions. He guides clients in matters including antidumping investigations, countervailing duties, subsidies, intellectual property disputes as well as related customs, export control, and other import/export issues.

Photo of Nithya Nagarajan Nithya Nagarajan

Nithya’s extensive background in U.S. trade issues spans 25 years and includes various roles in a number of federal government agencies, including the Department of Commerce Department of Justice, and the U.S. Court of International Trade. She assists clients with administrative and regulatory…

Nithya’s extensive background in U.S. trade issues spans 25 years and includes various roles in a number of federal government agencies, including the Department of Commerce Department of Justice, and the U.S. Court of International Trade. She assists clients with administrative and regulatory actions before the Department of Commerce, International Trade Commission and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and defends clients in appeals before the Court of International Trade, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, NAFTA panels and the World Trade Organization. In addition to her body of U.S. experience, Nithya is also well-versed in international trade issues in China and India.

Photo of Stephen Brophy Stephen Brophy

Stephen brings more than 20 years of international trade experience to Husch Blackwell. His practice focuses on trade relief and regulation, representing clients in antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguard proceedings. He has assisted clients with these and other related matters before the U.S.

Stephen brings more than 20 years of international trade experience to Husch Blackwell. His practice focuses on trade relief and regulation, representing clients in antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguard proceedings. He has assisted clients with these and other related matters before the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. International Trade Commission. Stephen is also experienced with customs issues, including tariff classification, valuation and country of origin marking matters.

Daniel Wilson

Dan represents clients in a variety of complex international trade matters, including antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings and high-stakes enforcement matters before U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Dan has substantial experience representing a broad range of both U.S.-based and foreign companies in antidumping…

Dan represents clients in a variety of complex international trade matters, including antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings and high-stakes enforcement matters before U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Dan has substantial experience representing a broad range of both U.S.-based and foreign companies in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission.