Antidumping, Galvanized Steel from Vietnam, CPTPP, Mexico, Duties

Antidumping Investigation on Galvanized Steel From Vietnam

On August 30th, 2021, the Ministry of Economy initiated an anti-dumping investigation on coated steel from Vietnam, which was published in the Mexican Official Gazette. This is the first anti-dumping investigation against Vietnamese goods in Mexico.

Update: Preliminary Antidumping Determination

On September 14th, 2022, the Ministry of Economy issued the Preliminary Antidumping Determination on imports of galvanized steel. In this determination, the Ministry of Economy preliminarily established the existence of dumping and injury to the domestic industry of steel. Accordingly, the Ministry of Economy imposed the following provisional antidumping duties:

Provisional Antidumping Duties

Imports of Hoa Sen Group
7.0% antidumping duty
Imports of Hoa Phat Steel Sheet
12.34% antidumping duty
Imports of Nam Kim Steel
6.64% antidumping duty
Imports of Pomina Flat Steel
8.29% antidumping duty
Imports of Ton Dong A Corporation
12.08% antidumping duty
Imports of Maruichi Sun Steel
Free of antidumping duties
The rest of Vietnam's imports
12.34% antidumping duty

Initiation of Antidumping Investigation

Product Description of the Investigated Product

Flat steel products, carbon or alloyed, resistant to corrosion with steel or non-steel coating. Commonly known as «flat-rolled steel products coated with corrosion-resistant metal or painted», «hot hipped galvanized», «certain corrosion-resistant steel products», «steel sheet metallic coated and prepainted», «galvanized sheet» or «galvanneal».

Investigated Galvanized Steel Tariff Items

Accordingly, the investigated galvanized steel is imported under the following Mexican Tariff Items:

7210.30.02, 7210.41.01, 7210.41.99, 7210.49.99, 7210.61.01, 7210.70.02, 7212.20.03, 7212.30.03, 7212.40.04, 7225.91.01, 7225.92.01, and 7226.99.99.

Period of Investigation (Dumping)

The Ministry of Economy determined that the Period of Investigation (POI) is January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020.

Period of Analysis (Injury)

The Ministry of Economy determined that the Period of Analysis (POI) is January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2020.

The Normal Value in Vietnam

Petitioners submitted a price list as a reference for the Vietnamese market or normal value. In addition, petitioners considered that the galvanized steel sold in the Vietnamese market is not subject to the ordinary course of trade. The Ministry of Economy agreed with petitioners and, thus, agreed with the constructed normal value methodology submitted. 

Listed Exporters of Galvanized Steel from Vietnam

Bach Dang Const.
268 Trn Nguyên Hãn
Nim Ngha, Lê Chân, Hi Phòng
ZIP Code 04713, Vietnam
China Steel Sumikin Vietnam
My Xuan A2 IZ, My Xuan Ward
Phu My Town
ZIP Code 78707, BR-VT Province, Vietnam
Hoa Sen Group
Floor 3, 183 Nguyen Van Troi St, Ward 10
Phu Nhuan District
ZIP Code 72218, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
124 Minh Khai Street
Hai Ba Trung District Hanoi
ZIP Code 11619, Vietnam
Maruichi Sun Steel Co (Sunsco)
DT743 Road, Dong Tac Quarter
Tan Dong Hiep Ward Di An County
ZIP Code 75311, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam
Long Binh Ward, Dist.9
ZIP Code 71217, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ton Nam Kim – Nam Kim Steel Joint Stock Company
Lot A1, Ð2 Street, Ð?ng An 2
Industrial Park, Thu Dau Mot City
ZIP Code 75115, Binh Duong, Vietnam
NS Bluescope Coated Products
9th Floor Vincom Center, 72 Le Thanh Ton Street
District 1
ZIP Code 71006, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
No 15, VSIP Street 6
Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP)
Thuan An City
ZIP Code 75208, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam
Posvina Co Ltd
232, Group 11, Quarter 2
Do Xuan Hop Street, Phuoc Long A Ward, District 9
ZIP Code 71210, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Southern Steel Sheet Co (SSSC)
Road No. 9
Bien Hoa I Industrial Park, Bien Hoa, Dong Nai
ZIP Code 76150, Ward An Binh City, Vietnam
Ton Dong A Corp.
No. 5, Road No. 5
Song Than 1 Industrial Park, Di An Ward, Di An Town
ZIP Code 75355, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam


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