February 9, 2024
News Release 24-015
Inv. No(s). 701-TA-703 and 731-TA-1661-1663
Contact: Elizabeth Nesbitt, 202-205-1819
USITC Votes to Continue Investigations on Glass Wine Bottles from Chile, China, and Mexico

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of glass wine bottles from Chile, China, and Mexico that are allegedly sold in the United States at less than fair value and subsidized by the government of China.

Chairman David S. Johanson and Commissioners Rhonda K. Schmidtlein, Jason E. Kearns, and Amy A. Karpel voted in the affirmative. 

As a result of the Commission’s affirmative determinations, the U.S. Department of Commerce will continue its investigations of imports of glass wine bottles from Chile, China, and Mexico, with its preliminary countervailing duty determinations due on or about March 25, 2024, and its preliminary antidumping duty determinations due on or about June 6, 2024.

The Commission’s public report Glass Wine Bottles from Chile, China, and Mexico (Inv. Nos. 701-TA-703 and 731-TA-1661-1663 (Preliminary), USITC Publication 5493, February 2024) will contain the views of the Commission and information developed during the investigations.

The report will be available by March 19, 2024; when available, it may be accessed on the USITC website at:  https://www.usitc.gov/commission_publications_library.

Washington, DC 20436


Glass Wine Bottles from Chile, China, and Mexico
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-703 and 731-TA-1661-1663 (Preliminary)

Product Description:  The merchandise covered by the investigations is certain narrow neck glass bottles, with a nominal capacity of 740 milliliters (25.02 ounces) to 760 milliliters (25.70 ounces); a nominal total height between 24.8 centimeters (9.75 inches) to 35.6 centimeters (14 inches); a nominal base diameter between 4.6 centimeters (1.8 inches) to 11.4 centimeters (4.5 inches); and a mouth with an outer diameter of between 25 millimeters (.98 inches) to 37.9 millimeters (1.5 inches); frequently referred to as a "wine bottle." 

Status of Proceedings:

  1. Type of investigation: Preliminary countervailing duty and antidumping duty investigations.
  2. Petitioners:  Ardagh Glass Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana; and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  3. USITC Institution Date: Friday, December 29, 2023.
  4. USITC Conference Date: Friday, January 19, 2024.
  5. USITC Vote Date: Friday, February 9, 2024.
  6. USITC Notification to Commerce Date:  Monday, February 12, 2024.

U.S. Industry in 2022:

  1. Number of U.S. producers: 3.
  2. Location of producers’ plants:  California, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington.
  3. Production and related workers: 1
  4. U.S. producers’ U.S. shipments:  1
  5. Apparent U.S. consumption: 1
  6. Ratio of subject imports to apparent U.S. consumption:  1

U.S. Imports in 2022:

  1. Subject imports:  $361 million.
  2. Nonsubject imports:  1
  3. Leading import sources: Mexico, China, Chile, and Canada.

1 Withheld to avoid disclosure of business proprietary information.

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