On March 27, 2020, Petitioner Worthington Industries filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of Certain Non-Refillable Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The scope of the imported merchandise that the Petitioner intends to cover in this investigation is as follows:

The

On March 18, 2020, Petitioner Briggs & Stratton Corporation filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of vertical shaft engines between 99cc and 225cc, and parts thereof from the People’s Republic of China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The petitioner proposed the following scope for these investigations:

The merchandise

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced the issuance of yet another extension of the temporary general license (TGL) allowing companies to continue business with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. and its 114 subsidiary and affiliate companies that are currently named on BIS’s Entity List.  The TGL was scheduled to expire

On February 13, 2020, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced the initiation of an antidumping duty (“AD”) investigation of imports of difluoromethane, a chemical compound known also as R-32, from the People’s Republic of China.  The petitioner in this case is Arkema, Inc., which estimated that 2018 imports of R-32 from China were valued at

Shipping containersOn February 10, 2020, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced its affirmative final determinations in the AD and CVD investigations of imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China and India.  See the fact sheet for a summary of the final cash deposit rates and margins.

In the China AD investigation, Commerce calculated

China’s Ministry of Finance announced today that China will reduce tariffs by up to fifty percent on certain U.S. imports as the two countries move forward to implement “Phase One” of the trade deal signed on January 15, 2020.  China’s tariff cuts will affect U.S. goods worth approximately $75 billion and will reduce duty rates

On February 5, 2020, Petitioner Wincom Incorporated filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of certain corrosion inhibitors from the People’s Republic of China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The physical characteristics of the covered products, which define the scope, are as follows:

The merchandise covered by this petition is

On January 23, 2020, Petitioner Arkema Inc. filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on imports of difluoromethane (R-32), a hydrofluorocarbon gas, from the People’s Republic of China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

Based on the product description and production process described in the sections below, this petition requests the following scope language:

The

White HouseAt a White House ceremony on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He met to sign Phase 1 of the Trade Deal that has been negotiated since May 2019 in order to end any further escalation in the trade war between the two countries.  The agreement consists of

On January 15, 2020, Petitioner Coalition of American Vertical Engine Producers filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of vertical shaft engines between 225cc and 999cc, and parts thereof from the People’s Republic of China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The physical characteristics of the covered products, which define the