Paper file folders - US investigates anti-dumping measure

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On November 2, 2022, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) started an anti-dumping investigation on paper file folders imported from several countries, including Vietnam. 


I. Relevant information:


1. Initiated date: November 2, 2022


2. Petitioner: US Coalition of Domestic Folder Manufacturers, consisting of two companies: Smead Manufacturing Company, and TOPS Products LLC.


3. Goods under investigation: File folders with HS codes: 4820.30.0040 and 4820.30.0020 


4. Investigation period: From April 1 to September 30, 2022.


5. Preliminary decision:

On May 17, 2023, USDOC issued preliminary conclusions, according to which Vietnamese products were dumped in the United States with a dumping margin of 324.7%.


Thereafter, on June 20, 2023, the USDOC revised its preliminary determination with a revised dumping margin of:

- Three - Color Stone Stationery Company Limited (Vietnam): 93.64%
- Nationwide: 233.93%


II. Case Calendar:


Date (D/M/Y)



Initiation of investigation 

17/05/2023 Preliminary decision
20/06/2023 Amendment of the preliminary decision


The case file is attached below:

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1. Initiation Notice
2. Preliminary decision
3. Preliminary decision amendment
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