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Commerce Dept. Postpones Preliminary PLT Determination

The petitioner stated that it requests postponement due to the complexity of selecting the mandatory respondents and obtaining initial and supplemental questionnaire responses.

Commerce Dept. to Investigate PLT Tires from 4 Countries

The Commerce Department will open an investigation into PLT tire imports in response to a USW petition.

UPDATE: Commerce Department Declares Anti-dumping Duties

Preliminary anti-dumping duties for certain passenger and light truck tires imported from China were set Jan. 21, 2015, by the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration. The duty rates vary between 19.17% and 87.99% before adjustments. As a result of the investigation, the following companies were handed a 19.17% duty rate before adjustments: Giti Tire Global Trading Pte. Ltd.,

ST-type Tires Exempt From China Countervailing Duties

The National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) and Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) announced that the Commerce Department’s decision to impose countervailing duties on passenger and light truck tires from China exempts ST-type trailer tires and other speed-limited specialty tires. According to the Commerce Department, in order for ST-type trailer tires to be considered exempt,

DOC Sets First Duty at 15.69%; Next Duty Due in January

The first shoe finally dropped late yesterday (Nov. 24) when the Commerce Department announced its preliminary countervailing duties on consumer tires produced in China and exported to the U.S. The 15.69% duty level, which will be reviewed again before it is set in concrete in early April 2015, will be retroactive for a 90-day period

Union Wants U.S. to Expedite China Tire Decision

The USW has filed a petition with the Commerce Department seeking an expedited decision and implementation of anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese-produced consumer tires exported to the U.S. Formally known as a Petitioner’s Critical Circumstance Allegation, the action, taken in a formal letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker in a Sept. 12 filing, claims