Import Administration
Brass Sheet & Strip from Germany (A-428-602)

Scope Description:

Brass sheet and strip, other than leaded and tinned, from Germany. The chemical
composition of the covered products is currently defined in the Copper Development
Association (C.D.A.) 200 Series or the Unified Numbering System (U.N.S.) C20000;
does not cover products the chemical compositions of which are defined by other
C.D.A. or U.N.S. series. In physical dimensions, the products covered have a
solid rectangular cross section over 0.006 inches (0.15 millimeters) through 0.188 inches (4.8 millimeters) in finished thickness or gauge, regardless of width. Coiled, wound-on-reels (traverse wound), and cut-to-length products are included. The merchandise is currently classified under Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) item numbers 7409.21.00 and 7409.29.00.
On December 19, 1991 a notice of negative final determination of circumvention of antidumping duty order was published in the Federal Register (56 FR 65884).

Scope Rulings Completed Between October 1, 1991, and December 31, 1991
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried Machine and Furniture Workers, Industrial Union Department, AFL-CIO, and the United Steelworkers of America -- imports of 667-series brass, manufactured by Wieland-Werke AG, are not circumventing the order -- 12/11/91.