CBP is unable to determine whether the merchandise at issue is covered merchandise. Accordingly, pursuant to Pursuant to 19 USC §1517(b)(4) and 19 CFR §165.16, on November 21, 2017, CBP referred this matter to the U.S. Department of Commerce for a scope determination as to whether the diamond sawblades laser welded in Thailand by DTT Thailand from: (1) cores from Thailand and segments from China, (2) segments and cores that are both produced in China, and/or (3) cores from China and segments from Thailand are within the scope of the antidumping duty order on diamond sawblades from China. As a result of this referral, the deadlines in EAPA investigation 7184 have been stayed pending Commerce’s issuance of a determination.
If you have any questions specific to the EAPA Investigation 7184, please contact CBP at firstname.lastname@example.org, and please include the EAPA investigation number 7184 in the subject line of the message. For any questions specific to the scope referral and its procedures, please contact the U.S. Department of Commerce at the Customs and Border Protection Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, at (202) 482-0984.