ADD determination - Calcium hypochlorite from China 

July 18:  The U.S. Commerce Department announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (ADD) investigation of imports of calcium hypochlorite from China.

According to an ITA release [PDF 94 KB], Commerce preliminarily determined that calcium hypochlorite from China has been sold in the United States at a dumping margin of 210.52%.


As a result of the preliminary affirmative determination, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to require cash deposits based on this preliminary rate.

What’s next?

Commerce is scheduled to announce its final determination on or about November 28, 2014.


  • If Commerce makes an affirmative final determination, and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) makes an affirmative final determination that imports of calcium hypochlorite from China materially injure, or threaten material injury to, the domestic industry, Commerce will issue an ADD order.
  • If either Commerce’s or the ITC’s final determination is negative, no ADD orders will be issued.

The ITC is scheduled to make its final injury determinations in January 2015.



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