The Department of Commerce made a preliminary determination in its anti-dumping investigation covering non-refillable steel cylinders imported from China.
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DOC rules steel cylinders dumped from China
The DOC determined China dumped the steel products into the U.S. at margins between 57.83% and 114.58%.
The domestic petitioner in the case is Worthington Industries of Columbus, Ohio.
“As a result of today’s decisions, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to collect cash deposits from importers of non-refillable steel cylinders from China based on the preliminary rates noted above,” the DOC said in a release last week.
Imports of non-refillable steel cylinders reached a value of $21.5 million in 2019, per the DOC.
The U.S. International Trade Commission will make its final determination in the case by Feb. 22, 2021.
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