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|Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes from China||
Case Number: A-570-929
Anniversary Month: February
The merchandise covered by this order includes all small diameter graphite electrodes of any length, whether or not finished, of a kind used in furnaces, with a nominal or actual diameter of 400 millimeters (16 inches) or less, and whether or not attached to a graphite pin joining system or any other type of joining system or hardware. The merchandise covered by this order also includes graphite pin joining systems for small diameter graphite electrodes, of any length, whether or not finished, of a kind used in furnaces, and whether or not the graphite pin joining system is attached to, sold with, or sold separately from, the small diameter graphite electrode. Small diameter graphite electrodes and graphite pin joining systems for small diameter graphite electrodes are most commonly used in primary melting, ladle metallurgy, and specialty furnace applications in industries including foundries, smelters, and steel refining operations. Small diameter graphite electrodes and graphite pin joining systems for small diameter graphite electrodes that are subject to this order are currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) subheading 8545.11.0000. The HTSUS number is provided for convenience and customs purposes, but the written description of the scope is dispositive.
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On January 14, 2009, the U.S. Department of Commerce published the Final Results of its investigation of Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes from China. The Department of Commerce determined that respondents (listed below) were dumping Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes in the United States. The Department of Commerce calculated rates of 132.90%-159.64% for respondents. The PRC-wide Rate was 159.64%.
IMPORTERS - watch the liquidation instructions and liquidations carefully. If there are any errors in the instructions, you must sue the Department of Commerce within 2 years. If the U.S. Customs and Border Protection does not liquidate your entries within 6 months of publication of the final, the merchandise liquidates as entered. In this case, that would mean you would EFFECT.
DOC Determinations: Initiation | Prelim | Amended Prelim | Final | Order
Administrative Review 08-10: Initiation
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