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the People's Republic of China  certain tissue paper products   Certain Tissue Paper Products from  China
Case Number:  A-570-894

Anniversary Month: March

Current Rates:

Max Fortune Industrial Limited - 14.25%
PRC-Wide Rate (including Guilin Qifeng
     Paper Co., Ltd. and Vietnam Quijiang
     Paper Co., Ltd.) - 112.64%


The tissue paper products covered by this order are cut-to-length sheets of tissue paper having a basis weight not exceeding 29 grams per square meter. Tissue paper products subject to this order may or may not be bleached, dye-colored, surface-colored, glazed, surface decorated or printed, sequined, crinkled, embossed, and/or die cut. The tissue paper subject to this order is in the form of cut-to-length sheets of tissue paper with a width equal to or greater than one-half (0.5) inch. Subject tissue paper may be flat or folded, and may be packaged by banding or wrapping with paper or film, by placing in plastic or film bags, and/or by placing in boxes for distribution and use by the ultimate consumer. Packages of tissue paper subject to this order may consist solely of tissue paper of one color and/or style, or may contain multiple colors and/or styles.

The merchandise subject to this order does not have specific classification numbers assigned to them under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).  Subject merchandise may be under one or more of several different subheadings, including: 4802.30, 4802.54, 4802.61, 4802.62, 4802.69, 4804.31.1000, 4804.31.2000, 4804.31.4020, 4804.31.4040, 4804.31.6000, 4804.39, 4805.91.1090, 4805.91.5000, 4805.91.7000, 4806.40, 4808.30, 4808.90, 4811.90, 4823.90, 4802.50.00, 4802.90.00, 4805.91.90, 9505.90.40. The tariff classifications are provided for convenience and customs purposes; however, the written description of the scope of this order is dispositive.1

Excluded from the scope of this order are the following tissue paper products: (1) tissue paper products that are coated in wax, paraffin, or polymers, of a kind used in floral and food service applications; (2) tissue paper products that have been perforated, embossed, or die-cut to the shape of a toilet seat, i.e., disposable sanitary covers for toilet seats; (3) toilet or facial tissue stock, towel or napkin stock, paper of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, cellulose wadding, and webs of cellulose fibers (HTSUS 4803.00.20.00 and 4803.00.40.00).

On January 30, 2007, at the direction of CBP, the Department added the following HTSUS classifications to the AD/CVD module for tissue paper: 4802.54.3100, 4802.54.6100, and 4823.90.6700. 
DOC Determinations-Administrative Review 07-08: Prelim | Final

Max Fortune 14.25% -- Order NOT Revoked After 2 Prior Years of 0.00% or de minims margins -- Guilin Qiefeng Paper and Vientam Quijiang Paper 112.64% in Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Affecting March 1, 2007 - February 29, 2008 entries.

On October 9, 2009, the U.S. Department of Commerce published  its Final Results of its antidumping duty administrative review of certain tissue paper products from China.  This review affects entries made March 1, 2007 - February 29, 2008.

The Department of Commerce determine that Max Fortune Industrial Limited was dumping tissue paper products at a rate of 14.25%, and that Guilin Qiefeng Paper Co., Ltd. and Vietnam Quijiang Paper Co., Ltd. are included with all companies controlled by the Chinese government.  These controlled companies were assigned a 112.64% rate based upon adverse facts available.

Keep track of the calendar!  If the U.S. Customs and Border Protection does not liquidate the entries within six months, by law, it must liquidate them as entered.  In this case, that means that if Customs and Border Protection delays liquidation, you will not have to pay the duties.  If your entries are liquidated after the 6 months at the higher rate, you can protest the liquidation and escape liability.

Current Rates:

BA Marketing & Industrial Co. Ltd. - 112.64%
China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Xiamen Corp - 112.64%
Everlasting Business & Industry Corporation, Ltd. - 112.64%
Fujian Nanping Investment & Enterprise Co. - 112.64%
Fuzhou Light Industry Import & Export Co. Ltd. - 112.64%
Giftworld Enterprises Co., Ltd. - 112.64%
Guilin Qifeng Paper Co., Ltd. - 112.64
Kepsco, Inc. - 112.64%
Max Fortune Industrial Limited - 14.25%
Ningbo Spring Stationary Limited Company - 112.64%
Putian City Chengxiang Qu Li Feng - 112.64%
Putian City Hong Ye Paper Products Co., Ltd. - 112.64%
Samsam Production Limited & Guangzhou Baxi Printing Products Limited - 112.64%
Vietnam Quijiang Paper Co., Ltd. - 112.64%
PRC-Wide Rate- 112.64%



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