- July 5, 2004 - Household Makeovers, Inc., places an
order with its affiliated Chinese manufacturer, Painted Spaces, for 3,000
wooden paintbrushes consisting of 90% natural (i.e., horsehair) and 10%
synthetic bristles with a width of 3”.
- July 15, 2004 - Painted Spaces completes the
production lot, and forwards the finished product to its distribution facility
located in Hong Kong.
- July 17, 2004 - The merchandise is laden on the vessel
Red Book and departs the same
- July 20, 2004 - The
container of paintbrushes, still destined for the U.S., is unloaded and placed
on the dock.
- July 21, 2004 - Household Makeovers, Inc. files for bankruptcy and immediately sells the
paintbrushes while in transit to Casual Painter, a Taiwanese trading
company. Casual Painter assumes the
same terms of sale and will be the importer of record for this shipment.
The container of paintbrushes is loaded onto
the vessel Minnow, which is destined
for the U.S.
- July 23, 2004 - Minnow
departs from Singapore destined for Los Angeles.
- August 15, 2004 - The broker submits a CBP3461 and the
shipment is released two days later.
- August 19, 2004 - The vessel docks in Los Angeles with
the intent to unlade.
- September 1, 2004 - The paintbrushes are
repackaged in the U.S. with disposable gloves, painters’ tape, an acrylic 1”
paintbrush, a 12” diameter stainless steel container for holding paint and one
quart of white paint.
8 Jihu Road
Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China
dba Quick Imports (CBP-approved trade name)
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Filer Code: 007
Price List (C.I.F. Port of Los Angeles), negotiated annually between Household Makeovers,
Inc. and Painted Spaces, applies to both affiliated and unaffiliated parties:
$2.00 per brush greater than 3”
$1.59 per 3” brush
$1.35 per 1” brush
Actual freight,insurance and other costs incidental to the international shipment = $579.
Estimated calculated costs for foreign inland freight for this shipment = $325.
Gross Weight = 800 lbs. or 363 kgs.
Tare Weight = 50 lbs. or 23 kgs.
Net Weight = 750 lbs. or 340 kgs.
Packing List = 150 cartons (20 brushes per carton)
1. On October 4, 2004, the Department of Commerce publishes in
the Federal Register the Final Results of its Administrative Review of the
Antidumping Duty Order (A-570-501) on Natural Paintbrushes from the People’s
Republic of China for the period October 31, 2003 through October 1, 2004.
all shipments of natural paintbrushes from the Peoples Republic of China
exported by the following producers/exporters, entered or withdrawn from
warehouses for consumption during the period October 31, 2003 through October
1, 2004, the antidumping liability is as follows: