cargo ship containersOn March 9, 2017, Petitioners the Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Working Group filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties and countervailing duties on imports of Certain Aluminum Foil from the People’s Republic of China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The merchandise covered by this investigation is aluminum foil having a thickness of 0.2 mm (0.00787 inches) or less, in reels exceeding 25 pounds, that is not backed, etched for use in capacitors, or cut to shape. Where the nominal and actual measurements vary, a product is within the scope if application of either the nominal or actual measurement would place it within the scope based on the definitions set forth above. The products under investigation are currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule subheadings 7607.11.3000, 7607.11.6000, 7607.11.9030, 7607.11.9060, 7607.11.9090, and 7607.19.6000. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive.

PETITIONER

The Aluminum Association Trade
Enforcement Working Group
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 430
Arlington, VA22202

COUNSEL FOR PETITIONER

John M. Herrmann, Esq.
KELLEY DRYE & WARREN LLP
3050 K Street, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20007

ALLEGED DUMPING MARGIN

China: 37.57 – 134.33%

NAMED PRODUCERS/EXPORTERS

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

NAMED IMPORTERS

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

IMPORTS OF SUBJECT MERCHANDISE

  2014 2015 2016
China
Volume (pounds) 218,573,101 262,647,025 303,315,043
Value (USD) 358,024,003 412,376,908 431,533,815
AUV (USD/lb) 1.64 1.57 1.42

CONTACT US

For more information concerning this petition and how it may affect your business, please contact Jeffrey Neeley.