Commerce launches investigation of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane imports from China 

December 4:  The International Trade Administration (ITA) announced the Commerce Department has launched antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane imports from China.

The International Trade Commission (ITC) is scheduled to make its preliminary injury determinations on or before December 13, 2013.


If the ITC determines that there is a reasonable indication that imports of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane from China materially injures, or threatens material injury to, the U.S. domestic industry, the investigations will continue and Commerce will be scheduled to make its preliminary CVD determination in February 2014 and its preliminary AD determination in April 2014.


If the ITC’s preliminary determinations are negative, the investigations will be terminated.


Read the ITA release (December 3, 2013) [PDF 93 KB]



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