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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1979

PUBLIC LAW 96-39—JULY 26, 1979

93 STAT. 181

"(A) The merchandise which is the subject of an investigation and other merchandise which is identical in physical characteristics with, and was produced in the same country by the same person as, that merchandise. "(B) Merchandise— "(i) produced in the same country and by the same person as the merchandise which is the subject of the investigation, "(ii) like that merchandise in component material or materials and in the purposes for which used, and "(iii) approximately equal in commercial value to that merchandise. "(C) Merchandise— "(i) produced in the same country and by the same person and of the same general class or kind as the merchandise which is the subject of the investigation, "(ii) like that merchandise in the purposes for which used, and "(iii) which the administering authority determines may reasonably be compared with that merchandise. "(17) USUAL WHOLESALE QUANTITIES.—The term 'usual wholesale quantities', in any case in which the merchandise which is the subject of the investigation is sold in the market under consideration at different prices for different quantities, means the quantities in which such merchandise is there sold at the price or prices for one quantity in an aggregate volume which is greater than the aggregate volume sold at the price or prices for any other quantity. "SEC. 772. UNITED STATES PRICE.

"(a) UNITED STATES PRICE.—For purposes of this title, the term 'United States price' means the purchase price, or the exporter's sales price, of the merchandise, whichever is appropriate, "(b) PURCHASE PRICE.—For purposes of this section, the term 'purchase price' means the price at which merchandise is purchased, or agreed to be purchased, prior to the date of importation, from the manufacturer or producer of the merchandise for exportation to the United States. Appropriate adjustments for costs and expenses under subsection (d) shall be made if they are not reflected in the price paid by the person by whom, or for whose account, the merchandise is imported. "(c) EXPORTER'S SALES PRICE.—For purposes of this section, the term 'exporter's sales price' means the price at which merchandise is sold or agreed to be sold in the United States, before or after the time of importation, by or for the account of the exporter, as adjusted under subsections (d) and (e). "(d) ADJUSTMENTS TO PURCHASE PRICE AND EXPORTER'S SALES

PRICE.—The purchase price and the exporter's sales price shall be adjusted by being— "(1) increased by— "(A) when not included in such price, the cost of all containers and coverings and all other costs, charges, and expenses incident to placing the merchandise in condition, packed ready for shipment to the United States, "(B) the amount of any import duties imposed by the country of exportation which have been rebated, or which have not been collected, by reason of the exportation of the merchandise to the United States;

19 USC 1677a.