On June 10, 2021, in the Diario Oficial, Mexico published a preliminary determination of the administrative countervailing duty review on imports of triethanolamine (TEA) originating from the United States of America (US).
The administrative review was initiated on July 31, 2020. It examined the international trade practices and concluded with the following provisional countervailing duties imposed on imports of TEA from certain companies as detailed in the official publication. The duties affect imports of TEA classified in statistical breakout 2922.15.01, at rates of USD 0.076721 per kilogram, USD 0.20446 per kilogram, and USD 0.26295 per kilogram depending on the company. TEA is used in the manufacture of a variety of products, including personal care items such as toiletries and cosmetics, surfactants, textile specialties, waxes, brighteners, herbicides, petroleum demulsifier, intermediates in concrete additives and adhesives, cement additives, cutting, corrosion inhibitor, dispersant for dyers, casein, shellac & rubber latex.
This resolution entered into force on June 11, 2021.
For more information, please visit: https://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5620790&fecha=10/06/2021