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Recently, the Trade Remedies Administration received a dossier requesting exemption from the application of anti-dumping measures for cold-rolled stainless steel products falling within the scope of Decision No. 3162/QD-BCT of 21 October 2019 on the results of the long-term termination review of the imposition of anti-dumping measures on a number of cold-rolled stainless steel products originating in Taiwan (China), the Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia and the People’s Republic of China.
The product for which exemption from the anti-dumping measures is requested is stainless steel of grade SUS 430. This steel is intended for the manufacture of the washing tub of washing machines with horizontal drums. The volume of derogation requests is around 300 tonnes/year, HS code: 7220.20.10.
SUS 430 stainless steel has the following physical properties:
|Hardness test (HV)
|136 to 144
|Yield strength (0.2% MPA)
|300 to 316
|Tensile strength (MPa)
|463 to 482
|Surface treatment condition, glossy
|BA: Cold rolled, bright annealed and skin passed. Smooth, shiny and reflective surface.
SUS 430 stainless steel has a chemical composition of:
|Chemical element name
|0.006 – 0.014
|0.27 – 0.37
|0.3 – 0.36
|0.029 – 0.031
|0.16 – 0.22
|5:68 p.m. – 5:75 p.m.
|0.12 – 0.22
|0.14 – 0.16
|0.008 – 0.009
In addition, these stainless steel products have the following specifications:
– When bending and welding the appearance and color of the tank: the welds are uniform, the article is not rough and there is no black mark at the level of the welds.
– Salt spray: no rust after 72 hours.
Proposed exemption from anti-dumping measures for the production of horizontal drum washing machines
Accordingly, in order to be able to consider an exemption from the application of anti-dumping measures (with restrictions on the volume, the quantity of exempted goods, the exempted object) of the above products, companies that manufacture stainless steel products in Vietnam related to the case should contact the Trade Remedies Administration to receive advice, support and provide the following details:
i) The production and supply capacity of the products requested for the exemption of the national companies. If manufactured or supplied, the company must provide detailed information on the planned capacity, the contract and the sales invoice of the product requested for the exemption;
(ii) Opinions and views on the exemption for the above products.
The deadline for submitting case information is April 25, 2022.
It is proposed to exempt from anti-dumping measures certain cold-rolled stainless steel products which are used to produce horizontal drum washing machines originating in Taiwan (China), the Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia and the People’s Republic from China
After this period, the Trade Remedies Administration will understand that the companies involved in the case have no opinion on the exemption from the application of anti-dumping measures for stainless steel products used for the production of washing machines. horizontal drum.
The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide on the subject. Specialist advice should be sought regarding your particular situation.
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