On July 3, 2017, the Department of Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on xanthan gum from the People’s Republic of China (China), the period of review (POR) is July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017.
The Department of Commerce preliminarily determined that Jianlong Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (Jianlong) (previously known as Inner Mongolia Jianlong Biochemical Co., Ltd. (IMJ)), and A.H.A. International Co., Ltd. (AHA) had no shipments during the POR, and treated Hebei Xinhe Biochemical Co., Ltd. as part of the China-wide entity. The specific weighted-average dumping margins are as follows:
Weighted average dumping margin (percent)
Meihua Group International Trading (Hong Kong) Limited/Langfang Meihua Biotechnology Co., Ltd.,/Xinjiang Meihua Amino Acid Co., Ltd
Neimenggu Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd. (aka Inner Mongolia Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd.)/Shandong Fufeng Fermentation Co., Ltd./Xinjiang Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd
CP Kelco (Shandong) Biological Company Limited
Deosen Biochemical Ltd./Deosen Biochemical (Ordos) Ltd
Shanghai Smart Chemicals Co., Ltd