Commerce Initiates an AD/CVD Investigation for Cast Iron Soil Pipe Fittings

Posted by Sarah Lilly on 8/4/17 5:05 PM

On August 3, 2017 the Department of Commerce (Commerce) issued a Fact Sheet announcing the initiation of an Antidumping and Countervailing duty investigation of Cast Iron Soil Pipe Fittings from the People’s Republic of China.

The Fact Sheet explains that, “The merchandise covered by these investigations is cast iron soil pipe fittings, finished and unfinished, regardless of industry or proprietary specifications, and regardless of size.  Cast iron soil pipe fittings are nonmalleable iron castings of various designs and sizes, including, but not limited to, bends, tees, wyes, traps, drains, and other common or special fittings, with or without side inlets.”

The International Trade Commission (ITC) is schedules to have its preliminary determination of the cases before August 28, 2017. The tariffs covered under this investigation fall under 7307.11.0045.

The alleged dumping margins fall at:

  • China – 92.48%

The Fact Sheet can be viewed at:

Topics: Commerce, CVD, ADD, AD/CVD

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