Brazil: Conclusion of the antidumping investigation against certain table, kitchen or other household articles and parts of stainless steel from China.
On May 17, 2012 and following a request from the petitioner, the Government of Brazil concluded the antidumping investigation against certain table, kitchen or other household articles and parts of stainless steel from China, without the imposition of antidumping duties.
The antidumping investigation initiated on December 22, 2010, upon request of the Brazilian enterprise Farroupilha S.A. Indústria Metalúrgica.
The products subject to the antidumping investigation are classified under the following tariff code of Brazil’s Harmonized System: 7323.93.00.
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: 17/05/2012
Date of inception:
GTA Evaluation: Amber
Circular No. 23 available at: http://www.iqom.com.mx/documents/0512/Portaria%20No.%2018.pdf