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On April 26, 2024, Magotteaux Inc. (hereinafter the “Magotteaux,” or “Petitioner”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on U.S. imports of certain high chrome cast iron grinding media from India.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The following language describes the imported merchandise from India that is within the scope of this Petition:

chrome cast iron grinding media in spherical (“ball”) or ovoid shape, with an alloy composition of seven percent or more (7% of total mass) chromium (“Cr”) content and produced through the casting method. The products covered by the scope are currently classified under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (“HTSUS”) subheading 7325.91.00.00. This HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and U.S. Customs purposes only. The written description of the scope is dispositive.

PETITIONERS

Magotteaux, Inc.

Markus Hannemann

General Manager

Magotteaux Inc.

725 Cool Springs Blvd. Cool Springs III – Suite 200

Franklin, TN 37067 (409) 719-7090

Tel: (615) 385-3055

COUNSEL FOR PETITIONERS

Schagrin Associates

900 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 500

Washington, D.C. 20001

202-223-1700

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 FiledApril 26, 2024
DOC InitiationMay 16, 2024
ITC Preliminary Investigation:
Questionnaires DueMay 10, 2024
Request to appear at hearing                                     May 15, 2024
HearingMay 17, 2024
BriefsMay 22, 2024
ITC VoteJune 10, 2024
  
DOC Investigation Schedule: 
DOC Preliminary Antidumping DeterminationOctober 3, 2024
DOC Final Antidumping DeterminationDecember 17, 2024
DOC Preliminary Countervailing DeterminationJuly 20, 2024
DOC Final Countervailing DeterminationOctober 3, 2024
  
ITC Final Investigation: 
ITC Final AD Determination                 January 31, 2025
ITC Final CVD Determination              November 17, 2024

ALLEGED DUMPING MARGINS

India:   53.64%

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

2023
 MARAPRMAYJUNJULAUG
India      
Quantity (kg)894,4931,137,4881,042,1594,073,1754,967,6252,500,838
Customs Value (US $)1,242,7981,663,9331,504,0351,504,0357,600,3473,364,940
AUV ($/kg)1.391.461.441.451.531.35
 20232024
 SEPOCTNOVDECJANFEB
India      
Quantity (kg)530,5801,640,4011,518,2353,120,7751,818,6661,905,916
Customs Value (US $)675,0142,229,9432,076,6264,368,3372,297,1652,518,333
AUV ($/kg)1.271.361.371.401.261.32

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