US Anti Dumping Measures Notified on Week 19 (4 May - 10 May 2020)

If a company exports a product at a price lower than the price it normally charges on its own home market, it is said to be “dumping” the product.

Is this unfair competition?

Opinions differ, but many governments take action against dumping in order to defend their domestic industries.



How to deal with dumping

WTO agreement allow governments to act against dumping where there is a genuine (“material”) injury to the competing domestic industry. In order to do that the government has to be able to show that dumping is taking place, calculate the extent of dumping (how much lower the export price is compared to the exporter’s home market price), and show that the dumping is causing injury or threatening to do so.


Case this week referred to the OJ

Here is the list of ADD Notices published in the US Federal Register last week (May 4th - 10th 2020)


View the complete up-to-date list of 2020 ADD Notices issued on the Federal Register, organized by date and with direct links to the legislation for quick access (Advanced or Pro subscription is required - find out more)


  1. Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products from Korea

  2. Certain Small Diameter Carbon and Alloy Seamless Standard, Line and Pressure Pipe from Romania

  3. Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from Taiwan

  4. Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from China

  5. Chlorinated Isocyanurates from China

  6. Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine

  7. Small Vertical Shaft Engines from China

  8. Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products from China

  9. Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products from China and Taiwan

  10. Large Diameter Welded Pipe from Greece

  11. Large Diameter Welded Pipe from India

  12. Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip from China and the United Arab Emirates

  13. Tow-Behind Lawn Groomers and Certain Parts Thereof from China

  14. Subsidy Programs Provided by Countries Exporting Softwood Lumber and Softwood Lumber Products to the United States

  15. Certain Infotainment Systems, Components Thereof, and Automobiles Containing the Same

  16. Barium Carbonate from China

  17. Certain Steel Threaded Rod from China

  18. Ferrovanadium from South Africa and China

  19. Certain Portable Gaming Console Systems with Attachable Handheld Controllers and Components Thereof II


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