Import Administration
Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from People's Republic Of China (A-570-881)

Scope Description:

For purposes of this order, the products covered are certain malleable iron pipe fittings, cast, other than grooved fittings, from the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”). The merchandise is currently classifiable under item numbers 7307.19.90.30, 7307.19.90.60 and 7307.19.90.80 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (“HTSUS”). Excluded from the scope of this order are metal compression couplings, which are imported under HTSUS number 7307.19.90.80. A metal compression coupling consists of a coupling body, two gaskets, and two compression nuts. These products range in diameter from inch to 2 inches and are carried only in galvanized finish. Although HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the Department’s written description of the scope of this proceeding is dispositive.

Scope Rulings Completed Between January 1, 2005 and March 31, 2005

Requestors: 1) Nitek Electronics, Inc. and Sango International, L.P., and 2) A.Y. McDonald Mfg. Co.; meter swivels and meter nuts are within the scope of the antidumping duty order; January 11, 2005.