Antidumping/Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD)

The EU Commission issued a Notice recently on the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak on anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations.

The Notice addresses the impact of COVID-19 on the below two aspects of such investigations.

  • On site verifications: the Commission suspended all non-essential travel to affected areas and postponed face-to-face meetings. Therefore, the normal visits

On November 1, 2019, the World Trade Organization (WTO) granted China clearance to levy $3.5 billion of duties on U.S. goods in response to a WTO case where China challenged a wide-range of U.S. anti-dumping duties. The U.S. initially placed anti-dumping duties on China in an effort to fight cheap Chinese goods from flooding the

On Wednesday, August 22nd, the United States and Mexico reached a draft agreement that suspends the ongoing antidumping investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico. The original antidumping case was filed in 1996 by Florida tomato growers, and since then suspension agreements have been in place to manage trade between the two countries and

The U.S. Department of Commerce (Department) posted a generic version of its tolling memorandum extending all deadlines before the Department in all Antidumping and Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) proceedings active during the partial government shutdown.

A copy of the memorandum can be found here on the International Trade Administration’s Enforcement and Compliance Website.

On April 19, Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Attorneys hosted a webinar on “Trade in 2018 – What’s Ahead?”

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Summary

From the Section 232 national security tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the ongoing NAFTA re-negotiation, the Trump administration is seeking to implement

On February 21, Commerce announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia.

For Argentina (Case No. A-357-820), the ITA calculated final dumping rates of:

LDC Argentina S.A. 60.44 percent
Vicentin S.A.I.C. 86.41 percent
Renova S.A.
Oleaginosa Moreno Hermanos S.A.
Molinos Agro S.A.
Patagonia Energia

The U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit handed a win to a U.S. importer of glycine from China on January 23 when it determined that the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) could not amend a regulation promulgated through formal notice and comment rulemaking by means of a guidance document.

Specifically at issue was the DOC’s

If importers did not have enough to worry about in the new trade protectionist environment – higher duties from dumping, subsidy, section 201 and section 232 cases and increased enforcement – now they also may have to contend with the increased risks of whistleblower cases brought under the False Claims Act (FCA).  31 U.S.C. §§

On January 22nd, President Trump imposed new “safeguard” tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines, which will be in place for the next three years before tapering downward.  For the renewable energy industry, this is another major blow from this administration. Solar panels, most of which currently come from China will have