Recommendations for Vietnam steel hanger businesses in the AD and CVD case


On January 18, 2012, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation and countervailing duty against steel wire garment hangers imported from Vietnam. and anti-dumping investigations on this item imported from Taiwan. This decision was initiated on the basis of a lawsuit filed on December 29, 2011 by 3 US companies, M&B Metal Products Company (Leeds, AL), Innovative Fabrication / Indy Hanger (Indianapolis, IN) and American Shirt Company (Gardena, CA).

Steel hanger is not a strong export product of Vietnam. However, the special point in this case is that: this is not the first time Vietnamese steel coat was sued by the United States for trade defense. In 2010, this product has been sued against anti-dumping tax.

The following study will provide some of the main contents of the investigation and recommend action plans for the Vietnam Association of Steel Coatings and Exporters.

The publication is attached below: