Import Administration
Stainless Steel Plate In Coils from South Africa (A-791-805)

Scope Description:

The product covered by these orders is certain stainless steel
plate in coils. Stainless steel is an alloy steel containing, by
weight, 1.2 percent or less of carbon and 10.5 percent or more of
chromium, with or without other elements. The subject plate products
are flat-rolled products, 254 mm or over in width and 4.75 mm or more
in thickness, in coils, and annealed or otherwise heat treated and
pickled or otherwise descaled. The subject plate may also be further
processed (e.g., cold-rolled, polished, etc.) provided that it
maintains the specified dimensions of plate following such processing.
Excluded from the scope of these orders are the following: (1) Plate
not in coils, (2) plate that is not annealed or otherwise heat treated
and pickled or otherwise descaled, (3) sheet and strip, and (4) flat
The merchandise subject to this review is currently classifiable in
the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) at
subheadings: 7219.11.00.30, 7219.11.00.60, 7219.12.00.06,
7219.12.00.21, 7219.12.00.26, 7219.12.00.51, 7219.12.00.56,
7219.12.00.66, 7219.12.00.71, 7219.12.00.81, 7219.31.00.10,
7219.90.00.10, 7219.90.00.20, 7219.90.00.25, 7219.90.00.60,
7219.90.00.80, 7220.11.00.00, 7220.20.10.10, 7220.20.10.15,
7220.20.10.60, 7220.20.10.80, 7220.20.60.05, 7220.20.60.10,
7220.20.60.15, 7220.20.60.60, 7220.20.60.80, 7220.90.00.10,
7220.90.00.15, 7220.90.00.60, and 7220.90.00.80. Although the HTS
subheadings are provided for convenience and Customs purposes, the
written description of the merchandise subject to these orders is

Source: 68 FR 20114 (April 24, 2003), Notice of Correction to the Amended Antidumping Duty Order. HTSUS numbers changed since the original order went into effect; for earlier order FR documents, see 64 FR 27756 (May 21, 1999); 68 Fr 11520 (March 11, 2003); and 68 FR 16117 (April 2, 2003).
Note that HTSUS numbers are subject to change.

Scope Rulings:
CBP message #3186306 (07/05/2013): Flat-rolled products with an actual thickness of less than 4.75mm are outside the scope of the order, regardless of nominal thickness.

Scope Rulings Completed Between October 1, 2008, and December 31, 2008
Requestor: Ugine & ALZ Belgium N.V.; stainless steel products with an actual thickness of less than 4.75 mm, regardless of nominal thickness, are within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders; December 3, 2008.