Department of Commerce

On July 8, 2020, Vallourec Star, LP (“Petitioner”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (“SSLPP”) from the Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea (“Korea”), Russia, and Ukraine. In addition, the petition alleges that imports of SSLPP from Korea and Russia are

U.S. Supply Chain

On July 1, 2020, Commerce announced in the Federal Register the opportunity to request an annual administrative review for products that are currently subject to antidumping and countervailing duties.

The products and countries that have July anniversary months are the following:

  • Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Belgium, Colombia, and Thailand
  • Fine Denier Polyester

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing a rule change effective June 18, 2020, which amends the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) to allow for the release of certain technology to Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd. and 114 of its non-U.S. affiliates designated on the

On June 8, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce published a notice initiating new Administrative Reviews for antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders with April anniversary dates. Listed below are the countries and products named in the notice:

AD

  1. Argentina: Biodiesel (A-357-820)
  2. Indonesia: Biodiesel (A-560-830)
  3. The People’s Republic of China
    • Tetrafluoroethane (R-134a) (A-570-044)

The Commerce Department announced on June 2, 2020, that it is starting another  Section 232 investigation that could result in the imposition of tariffs or potentially other restrictions on imports of vanadium.  The agency stated that it will review and determine “whether the present quantities or circumstances of vanadium imports into the United States threaten

U.S. Supply Chain

On June 2, 2020, Commerce announced in the Federal Register the opportunity to request an annual administrative review for products that are currently subject to antidumping and countervailing duties.

The products and countries that have June anniversary months are the following:

  • Cold Drawn Mechanical Tubing from Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Switzerland and China
  • Glycine from

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) recently announced the addition of 32 Chinese companies and 1 Chinese government agency to the Entity List, citing connections to items for military end-use and human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang region. The addition of these Chinese entities to the Entity

In Husch Blackwell’s May 2020 Trade Law Newsletter, you’ll learn about the following updates in international trade and supply chain law:

  • Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announces opportunities to submit comments in the Section 232 investigations on imports of mobile cranes and steel for electrical transformers
  • White House issues Executive Order providing federal

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued a Federal Register notice on May 26, 2020, inviting comments from interested parties on BIS’s Section 232 national security investigation on imports of mobile cranes. Comments on the mobile cranes investigation may be submitted on or before July 10, 2020 and rebuttal comments