The U.S. Department
of Commerce (Commerce) is announcing affirmative final determinations in the
antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of
imports of fabricated structural steel (FSS) from Canada (AD only), China
and Mexico, and a negative final determination in the CVD investigation of
FSS from Canada.
that producers and/or exporters from Canada, China, and Mexico have sold FSS
at less than fair value in the United States at rates of 0-6.70 percent,
61.71-154.14 percent, and 0-30.58 percent respectively.
Commerce determined that producers and/or exporters from China and Mexico
received countervailable subsidies at rates of 27.34-206.49 percent and
0.01-68.87 percent respectively.
reached a negative CVD determination with respect to producers and/or
exporters from Canada, this investigation is terminated and no CVD duties
will be collected on imports from Canada.
In 2018, imports of
FSS from Canada, China, and Mexico were valued at an estimated $722.5
million, $897.5 million, and $622.4 million respectively.
The petitioner is
the American Institute of Steel Construction Full Member Subgroup (Chicago).
International Trade Commission (ITC) is currently scheduled to make its
final injury determinations on or about March 9. If the ITC makes
affirmative final injury determinations, Commerce will issue AD and CVD
orders. If the ITC makes negative final determinations of injury, the
investigations will be terminated, and no orders will be issued.