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
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 HãnNim Ngha, Lê Chân, Hi PhòngZIP Code 04713, VietnamChina Steel Sumikin VietnamMy Xuan A2 IZ, My Xuan WardPhu My TownZIP Code 78707, BR-VT Province, VietnamHoa Sen GroupFloor 3, 183 Nguyen Van Troi St, Ward 10Phu Nhuan DistrictZIP Code 72218, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamLilama124 Minh Khai StreetHai Ba Trung District HanoiZIP Code 11619, VietnamMaruichi Sun Steel Co (Sunsco)DT743 Road, Dong Tac QuarterTan Dong Hiep Ward Di An CountyZIP Code 75311, Binh Duong Province, VietnamMaruvienaLong Binh Ward, Dist.9ZIP Code 71217, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamTon Nam Kim – Nam Kim Steel Joint Stock CompanyLot A1, Ð2 Street, Ð?ng An 2Industrial Park, Thu Dau Mot CityZIP Code 75115, Binh Duong, VietnamNS Bluescope Coated Products9th Floor Vincom Center, 72 Le Thanh Ton StreetDistrict 1ZIP Code 71006, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamPerstimaNo 15, VSIP Street 6Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP)Thuan An CityZIP Code 75208, Binh Duong Province, VietnamPosvina Co Ltd232, Group 11, Quarter 2Do Xuan Hop Street, Phuoc Long A Ward, District 9ZIP Code 71210, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamSouthern Steel Sheet Co (SSSC)Road No. 9Bien Hoa I Industrial Park, Bien Hoa, Dong NaiZIP Code 76150, Ward An Binh City, VietnamTon Dong A Corp.No. 5, Road No. 5Song Than 1 Industrial Park, Di An Ward, Di An TownZIP Code 75355, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam
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