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USTMA Testifies in Steel Imports Investigation

The U.S. Department of Commerce is investigating the national security implications of steel imports. In a recent testimony, the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) urged specific types of tire cord-quality steel wire rod be excluded from the investigation.

DOC Finds Chinese OTR Tiremakers Dumping, Receiving More Subsidies

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has found increased levels of Chinese government subsidies to Chinese off-the-road tiremakers and that these tiremakers have made sales below less-than-fair value in the U.S. market.

DOC Changes Indian OTR Duties

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has adjusted its countervailing duty calculations against OTR tires imported from India.

DOC Issues Truck Tire Duties Higher than Preliminary Determinations

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued its final ruling on import duties on truck and bus tires from China in both the countervailing duties and anti-dumping investigation. While the anti-dumping duties have dropped from the preliminary investigation, countervailing duties increased significantly.

DOC Rules on OTR AD, CVD Cases

DOC upholds earlier determinations in its anti-dumping investigation into certain pneumatic OTR tires from India and countervailing duty investigations into OTR tires from India and Sri Lanka.

DOC Releases Preliminary CVD on OTR Tires

Tuesday evening, the Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty investigations of imports of certain new pneumatic OTR tires from India and Sri Lanka. The DOC announced a preliminary subsidiary rate of 4.7% for Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) and 7.64% for ATC Tires Private Limited. All other tire producers and exporters

DOC Extends Preliminary Ruling on Chinese-Made Truck Tires Investigation

United States Department of Commerce has accepted a request from the United Steelworkers to extend the preliminary determination deadline in the countervailing duty investigation against truck and bus tires imported from China. The original preliminary determination deadline of April 25, 2016, has been moved to June 27, 2016. According to the Federal Register, the request

TRIB Supports Investigation of Chinese TBR Tires

The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) supports the International Trade Commission and Department of Commerce’s investigation of imported TBR tires from China. While the initial investigation is comparing the impacts of new imported tires on new domestically produced tires, TRIB is working with the ITC to educate the commission on the negative impacts