WASHINGTON — Two Chinese off-the-road tire manufacturers did not sell their products at less than fair value in the U.S. between Sept. 1, 2017, and Aug. 31, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce ruled.
Commerce found in a routine administrative review that Weihai Zhongwei Rubber Co. Ltd and Qingdao Honghua Tire Factory had dumping margins of 0% during the review period, the agency said in a Nov. 6 Federal Register notice.
Commerce began assessing antidumping and countervailing duties against Chinese OTR tire makers in September 2008. A routine sunset review in 2013 affirmed the duties, but a second one in May 2019 caused the agency to revoke them, retroactive to February 2019.
Because of the revocation, Commerce will not issue an instruction for refunds of cash deposits for the review at hand, the agency said.