Argentina: Definitive AD duties on steel blades for handsaws originating from China
On 24 November 2010 the Argentine authorities published Resolution 377/2011, announcing definitive antidumping duties on manual straight steel blades from China. (HS Codes 8202.91.00 and 8202.99.90). According to the antidumping investigation the dumping margin is 117,95%. The antidumping fee of US$0.46 per unit will be in force for 5 years starting from 9 September 2011.
On March 9, 2010, the Government of Argentina announced the initiation of an anti-dumping investigation on imports of steel blades for handsaws originating from the People's Republic of China. The investigation was opened because of a complaint lodged by an Argentine producer Sin Par S.A.
Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:
|Is there anything in the public record to suggest that evidence of the effectiveness of the proposed measure was considered during official deliberations?|
|Is there any evidence that alternatives to the proposed measure were considered?|
|Is there anything in the public record that suggests that empirical evidence informed the comparison across the alternatives available to government?|
|Was such evidence identified?|
|Is such evidence publicly available?|
|Did the official decision-maker in question provide an explanation as to why a chosen measure was favoured over alternatives?|
|Is there any evidence to suggest that potentially affected trading partners were consulted before the measures were taken?|
|Is there any evidence that safeguards have been put in place to ensure that implementation of the initiative is transparent and non-discriminatory?|
|Did the government state its intention to review the measure within one year of implementation?|
Date Discovered: 14/03/2010
Date of inception: 9 Sep 2011
Duration: 60 months
GTA Evaluation: Red
- Resolution 36/2010: http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/160000-164999/164966/no...
- Antidumping Publishing: http://www.antidumpingpublishing.com