On October 19, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission made affirmative determinations in the preliminary phase of the antidumping duty investigations on Strontium Chromate from Austria and France.

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cargo shipOn October 18, 2018, Petitioners Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. and Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, America filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of Polyester Textured Yarn from the People’s Republic of China and India.
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On October 11, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced that it is initiating antidumping duty investigations on Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from Germany, Mexico, and the People’s Republic of China and concurrently initiating a countervailing duty investigation on imports from China.
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On September 27, 2018, Senators Marco Rubio (R) and Bill Nelson (D) introduced legislation that would give producers of seasonal fruits and vegetables standing to seek trade remedy relief. The proposed bill would amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to expand the criteria needed for petitioners to have standing to request the imposition of antidumping or countervailing duties.
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Shipping containersOn September 20, 2018, Petitioner American Keg Company LLC filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from Germany, Mexico, and the People’s Republic of China.
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On September 18, 2018,  Petitioners Corsicana Mattress Company, Elite Comfort Solutions, Future Foam Inc., FXI, Inc., Innocor, Inc., Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, and Tempur Sealy International, Inc. filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on imports of mattresses from the People’s Republic of China.
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On September 11, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce published a notice providing the opportunity to request new Administrative Reviews for the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders with September anniversary dates.
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