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Petitions for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties on Strontium Chromate from France and Austria

I. Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”)

II. Product:

The merchandise covered by this investigation is strontium chromate, regardless of form (including but not limited to, powder (sometimes known as granular), dispersions (sometimes known as paste), or in any solution). The chemical formula for strontium chromate is SrCr04 and the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) registry number is 7789-06-2.

Strontium chromate that has been blended with another product or products is included in the scope if the resulting mix contains 15 percent or more of strontium chromate by total formula weight. Subject merchandise includes strontium chromate from Austria or France in powder form that has been processed in a third country into a product that otherwise would be within the scope of this investigation, i.e., if any such further processing would not otherwise remove the merchandise from the scope of the investigation if performed in Austria or France, it is included in the scope of the investigation.

III. HTS classifications:

The merchandise subject to this investigation is currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheading 2841.50.9100. Subject merchandise may also enter under HTSUS subheading 3212.90.00 or other subheadings. While the HTSUS subheadings and CAS registry number are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope of the merchandise is dispositive.

IV.  Date of Filing: September 5, 2018

V. Petitioners:  Lumimove Inc., d.b.a. WPC Technologies (“WPC”)

VI. Foreign Producers/Exporters

Please contact our office for a list filed with the petition.

VII. US Importers named.

Please contact our office for a list filed with the petition.

VIII. Alleged Dumping Margins:

Austria:  82.6

France:  53.1

IX. Comments:

A. Projected date of ITC Preliminary Conference: September 26, 2018.

B. The earliest theoretical date for retroactive suspension of liquidation for the AD is November 14, 2018

Please contact our office for a complete projected schedule for the AD investigation.

C. Volume and Value of Imports:

Please contact our office for a summary of the data filed with the petition.

If you have any questions regarding how this investigation may impact future imports of scope merchandise, or whether a particular product is within the scope of the investigation, please contact one of our attorneys.

Compliments of GRUNFELD | DESIDERIO | LEBOWITZ | SILVERMAN & KLESTADT LLP, a member of the EACCNY